Save the Date: Northern Dimension Future Forum 2021

The Northern Dimension Institute is pleased to announce that the annual international Northern Dimension Future Forum 2021 will take place at Aalto University, Finland, and online on December 1. Join the ND Future Forum and hear experts, decision-makers and stakeholders discuss the sustainability of the COVID-19-induced social innovations and policy measures. Follow the ND channels for further updates on the programme, speakers and registration.

Learning the art of science communication in the NDI Policy Brief Training workshop

The NDI hosted the third Policy Brief Training workshop on Sept. 1, 2021. The training was offered to the ND partners, the ND academic community, and experts representing the ND Partnerships. This year 16 participants from Russia, Finland, Austria, and Sweden attended the online training. The NDI organized the training together with Kaskas Media. The workshop offered practitioner-led guidance on …

NDI Briefing Note: The urgent need for standardized assessment of microplastic pollution in the Arctic Ocean

Northern Dimension Institute Briefing Note | August 2021 Konstantin S. Zaikov, Northern Arctic Federal University, Arkhangelsk, Russia, k.zaikov[a]narfu.ru Nikita A. Sobolev, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, n.a.sobolev[a]outlook.com Microplastic (MP) pollution has become a problem that challenges the modern environmental science. The complex nature and behavior of the marine ecosystem causes high uncertainties for the qualitative and quantitative assessment of microplastic pollution …

NDPC is looking to recruit a Digital and Communications Manager

The Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture NDPC is looking to recruit a Digital and Communications Manager at the Secretriat in Riga. The application deadline is 20 August, 2021. You are excited by the power of social and digital media. You are creative and understand how to represent a trusted brand online and are experienced in producing a range of forward-thinking professional content for …

Cross Innovation Workshop for Creatives by NDPC and Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft

The ND Partnership on Culture and the Cross Innovation Hub of Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft offer a digital workshop for visionary creative professionals who wish to learn more about the idea and potential of Cross Innovation.  In the search for new impulses for products, services, processes and business models it is increasingly worth looking beyond one’s own fields of action into other industries. It is precisely the …

New job opportunity at NDPC: Cultural and Creative Industry Project Advisor

The Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture is looking to recruit a Cultural and Creative Industry Project Advisor at the NDPC Secretariat in Riga. The Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture (NDPC) is an initiative focusing on the improvement of operating conditions for cultural and creative industries. Since 2010, the NDPC has served as a regional focal point regarding the information on …

Arts and Culture for a Better and Healthier Life: Open Call for Projects

With an Open Call for projects, NDPC in partnership with NDPHS, EUNIC and Arts Promotion Centre Finland, is launching the project “The Art of Staying Healthy”. The project “The Art of Staying Healthy” aims to develop collaboration between the arts and health sectors and to pilot arts interventions on the health and well-being of people and communities in the Northern Dimension (ND) area, which covers Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, …

II International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context” 2021

Northern Arctic Federal University is pleased to announce the II International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context” that will be hosted online on 12-20 June 2021 as aside event of the  X International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS Х). The aim of the International PhD School is to provide young scholars from the Arctic and non-Arctic …

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A recent study “Collaboration and Innovation in the Northern Dimension Countries” by the ND Partnership on Culture

A recent study published by the Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture (NDPC) suggests, amongst other findings, that there are seven important cross-sectoral innovation elements that should be taken into account when developing policy in this area. They are: Connectivity is the key to the preparatory phase of cross-sectoral innovation teamwork; CCIs’ roles as mediators or initiators of cross-sectoral innovation to …

PUBLICATIONS FROM THE SECOND YEAR OF NDI THINK TANK ACTION

The NDI Think Thank Action conducts research on thematic areas jointly agreed with the ND partnerships. The themes for the Action include climate change impact in the Arctic, emerging transport and logistics routes between Europe and Asia, healthy ageing and creative industries’ contribution to societal challenges in the ND area. The intellectual outputs of this research include policy briefs, background …