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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 …

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NDI Briefing Note: Prospects for the development of the White Sea-Baltic Canal

Northern Dimension Institute Briefing Note | February 2021   PROSPECTS FOR THE DEVELOPEMENT OF THE WHITE SEA-BALTIC CANAL  By Maksim Zadorin, Northern Arctic Federal University, Arkhangelsk m.zadorin [a] narfu.ru The White Sea-Baltic Canal, constructed in 1931-1933 as a large-scale Soviet infrastructure project and therefore commonly referred to as the “Stalin’s Canal” [1], often evokes negative connotations due to its history. …

Two vacancies at the NDPC Secretariat

The Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture NDPC Secretariat in Riga, Latvia is looking for a Project Manager and a Communications Manager.   They will support the implementation of the EU-funded project – Support to Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture, implemented in partnership with EU National Institutes for Culture, as well as help with NDPC activities in the upcoming years.   The …

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Listen to a special podcast series discussing the Northern Dimension policy

The Finnish podcast Euroopan Suunta (‘Direction of Europe’) has published four special episodes in which expert guests discuss the Northern Dimension policy. The series includes four podcasts discussing the Northern Dimension policy and activities from different viewpoints: its background and future, business and research, and achievements of the Partnerships. The podcasts included interviews with Petra Gombalova EEAS, Alistair Clark and …

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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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New brochures depict the Northern Dimension in a nutshell

The NDI has produced two new brochures in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Finland. The new brochures depict the four thematic partnerships of the Northern Dimension in a nutshell, providing the stakeholders with an easy way to take the message forward and engage on the ND topics. The new brochures are the first condensed presentations of the …

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The ND Expert Seminar discussed the dismantling of hazardous sunken nuclear submarines in the Arctic

The Northern Dimension Expert Seminar: Nuclear Waste Cleanup in the Arctic was held on November 25, 2020, as a virtual event. The purpose of the seminar was to build awareness around the recent activities of the Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership. The Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership Nuclear Window (NDEP NW) is an established platform for eliminating nuclear hazards inherited from the Soviet …

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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 …