2021: A Round-up of last year’s NDI publications

NDI POLICY BRIEFS NDI POLICY BRIEF 14: Healthy ageing policy in Russia needs to consider gender, age, and territoryAnastasia Emelyanova, Elena GolubevaDownload the policy brief (PDF) NDI POLICY BRIEF 15: Accident information is needed to prevent emergencies in the Arctic watersSvetlana KuznetsovaDownload the policy brief (PDF) NDI POLICY BRIEF 16: Decarbonizing road passenger transport in the ND areaDmitry Vasilenko, Vasily …

Towards the next generation of social innovations – Northern Dimension Future Forum 2021

The annual Northern Dimension Future Forum took place at Aalto University, Finland, and online on December 1, 2021. In the Future Forum, experts and stakeholders discussed the sustainability of social innovations and policy measures induced by the COVID-19 pandemic from the perspective of Northern Dimension thematic partnerships.

NDI POLICY BRIEF 17: Local Community Practices Support Healthy Ageing in the North

The governments of Finland, Denmark, Norway and Russia have developed national programs to address population ageing. There are also successful practices in healthy ageing at the local level in different countries, but they remain unknown among the global professional community and governmental authorities. This Policy Brief presents findings of the NORRUS-AGE project. The research and networking project has collected a …

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NDI POLICY BRIEF 14: Healthy ageing policy in Russia needs to consider gender, age, and territory

The Russian government has adopted various national policies and programs in the last decade in response to population ageing in the country. We analyzed the targets and actions of two ongoing healthy ageing policies, and how their effectiveness could be improved. We suggest the national (Federal) level authorities to take the following recommendations into account: Recommendation 1: To separate program …

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Life in the Post-pandemic New Normal – The ND Future Forum 2020: Combatting COVID-19

The Northern Dimension Future Forum 2020 “Combatting COVID-19 in the Northern Dimension Area” was held on 3rd of December as two virtual events. The Forum gathered together a wide range of experts and stakeholders to discuss health and societal implications of the COVID-19 epidemic in the Northern Dimension area and beyond. The Northern Dimension Institute (NDI) organized the Forum in …

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Open vacancies in the NDPHS

  The Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS) Secretariat in Stockholm, Sweden, is offering two positions:   Policy Officer   The NDPHS is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated colleague to join our team as a Policy Officer. The Policy Officer will support the NDPHS Secretariat in the development of processes and appropriate structures to ensure that these …

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NDI POLICY BRIEF 13: Analysis of subjective wellbeing is important for wellbeing development in the Northern Dimension area

Actors in the social and health care often aim to improve wellbeing of the population in various interventions and development projects. The evaluation of their outcome is usually based on objective wellbeing criteria only, although people’s subjective wellbeing (SWB) is the foundation of the wellbeing of the population. Therefore, the viewpoint of families and experiences of individual people should always …

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Global Coordination and Local Action Needed – The ND Future Forum 2020: Curbing Black Carbon Emissions

The ND Future Forum on Curbing Black Carbon Emissions in the Northern Dimension Area was held as an online event on November 24, 2020. It brought together over 60 participants from 15 countries. The Northern Dimension Institute NDI co-organized the Forum with the EU-funded Action on Black Carbon, which is currently finalizing a roadmap for reducing black carbon emissions in …

Registration to the ND Future Forum 2020 on Black Carbon Is Now Open

On behalf of Aalto University in Finland, lead coordinator of the Northern Dimension Institute we invite you to the ND Future Forum 2020: Curbing Black Carbon Emissions in the Northern Dimension Area Date: November 24, 2020 Time: 12 PM – 4 PM CET Venue: Online Event (Webex Meetings) The Future Forum event consists of two sessions, each of which includes …