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 …

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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. The …

logo competition

A new logo for the Northern Dimension selected

Within the field of awareness raising, visual images play an increasingly important role. It had become clear that the Northern Dimension needed a logo to improve visibility and to underline Northern Dimension as a joint Northern agenda in Europe. Therefore, in its Reykjavik meeting in June 2019, the Northern Dimension Steering Group commissioned the NDI to produce a logo competition. …

Parliamentary forum

NDI attended the 30th ND Steering Group meeting and the Sixth ND Parliamentary Forum in Bodø, Norway

The Northern Dimension Institute participated in the 30th Northern Dimension Steering Group meeting held in Bodø, Norway, on 18 November 2019. Director Riitta Kosonen gave an overview on the activities of the ongoing EU co-funded project NDI Think Tank Action, which aims at serving information needs of the ND partnerships and other stakeholders and raising awareness. NDI will continue close …

Save the Date 28 Nov 2019: Northern Dimension Future Forum “Fresh and sustainable experiments of the Global North”

Northern Dimension Future Forum: Fresh and sustainable experiments of the Global NorthDate: 28 November 2019Venue: Aalto University, Dipoli (Otakaari 24, Espoo, Finland)Organizers: Northern Dimension Institute, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of FinlandFinanced by: DG NEAR This Open Forum is a part of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2019. The Open Forum panels present technology- and …

New Science Communication Handbook available

A Science Communication Handbook is published in the framework of the NDI Think Tank Action. The Science Communication Handbook provides researchers with guidelines of effective science communication. The handbook includes practical tools and examples that will help researchers to plan communication and interaction to support their research projects goals. Science Communication Handbook (link to the PDF) The Handbook is based …

Call for papers and abstracts: Arctic Frontiers Science 2020

The Arctic Frontiers Science 2020 conference invites abstracts for the conference and paper contributions for a Springer book volume. The conference will convene 28-30 January 2020 in Tromsø, Norway. Abstracts are invited for oral and poster presentations on the following themes: Arctic food security; Knowledge-based development in the Arctic; Disruptive technologies; and Local or global Arctic? Multi-scaled considerations of connections …

NArFU’s news about the communication training

One of the NDI Think Tank Action partners, Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU), published a news article about the communications training for researchers held on Wednesday 12 June 2019. The training was a part of the Action activities. The communications training “Make an impact with science communication” provided inspiration and tools for researchers for interacting with decision-makers and sharing their …