NDI BACKGROUND PAPER 1: Marine Plastic Debris Pollution in the Russian Arctic

Summary: This paper discusses marine plastic debris pollution, particularly the accumulation of microplastics in the oceans, which is one of the most significant environmental problems of our time both globally and in the Russian Arctic. Microplastics are a term used to describe the vast volume of microscopic plastic debris currently found throughout the World Ocean and its coastlines. Primary microplastics …

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NDI in the 10th ND Forum in St. Petersburg

NDI was represented by NDI Lead Coordinator professor Riitta Kosonen and project coordinator Hanna-Elina Koivisto in the 10th Northern Dimension Forum on 4 April 2019 organized by the Northern Dimension Business Council, the Association of European Business and Graduate School of Management of the St. Petersburg University in St. Petersburg, Russia. This year the event was held on the topic …

Upcoming call for applications: Third country participation in the Baltic Sea Region

The call for applications opens soon! Is your organisation participating in an EU project or a flagship within the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region? Would you like to cooperate with countries outside the EU? If you are a Swedish organisation, you can apply for funding from the Swedish Institute to establish and develop networks in this area! What …

Northern Dimension Future Forum on Health: Healthy Ageing, 28 Nov 2018, Vantaa, Finland

NORTHERN DIMENSION FUTURE FORUM ON HEALTH: Healthy AgeingDATE: Wednesday 28 November 2018, at 10:00 – 16:00VENUE: Heureka, the Finnish Science Center, address: Tiedepuisto 1, Vantaa, Finland   Northern Dimension Future Forum on Health: Towards Healthy Ageing in the Northern Europe brings together decision-makers and top experts to discuss challenges and opportunities in creating support, services and environments enhancing health and …

NORTHERN DIMENSION FUTURE FORUM ON TRANSPORT: Emerging trade routes between Europe and Asia, 20 Nov 2018, Brussels

Emerging trade routes between Europe and Asia – Impacts of China’s Belt and Road Initiative on Northern Europe   DATE: Tuesday 20 November 2018, at 9:00 – 14:00VENUE: Thon Hotel EU, Rue de la Loi 75, 1040 Brussels, Belgium   The Forum showcases recent research, policies and business initiatives in Northern Europe focusing on Euro-Asian railway connections and the Arctic …

V International Forum in the framework of Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture (NDPC), St. Petersburg

“CULTURE AS A FACTOR OF GROWTH” Date: November 13-15, 2018Place: St. Petersburg   URBANISM AS PART OF MODERN CULTURE   A Concept The 5th International NDPC Forum, organized by the Russian Ministry of Culture jointly with the Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture will be held in St. Petersburg, on November 14, 2018.   Urbanism as a part of modern culture …

Register to the Northern Dimension Future Forums in November 2018!

The Northern Dimension Future Forums will focus on issues, trends and challenges that will shape the future developments in the Northern Dimension (ND) priority themes (environment, transport & logistics, culture, and health & social wellbeing) throughout the ND area and need to be somehow addressed in all the ND countries and beyond. Such issues include, for example, role of creative …

6 countries signed the Agreement on the Establishment of the NDPC Secretariat

6 countries have signed the Agreement on the Establishment of the Secretariat of the Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture (NDPC). The official signing ceremony between the governments of the Republic of Finland, the Republic of Latvia, the Kingdom of Norway, the Republic of Poland, the Russian Federation and the Kingdom of Sweden was held on 28 May at the Ministry of Culture …

Barents Co-operation 25 Years – Fostering Common Opportunities in the European Arctic

Venue: The Swedish Representation to the EU, Square de Meeus 30 Time: Tuesday 5 June 8:30-13:00 followed by Barents Cooperation 25 Years Anniversary Lunch (Arctic seafood and refreshments) The Barents cooperation, covering northernmost Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia, is a unique cooperation in the European Arctic Through 25 years, it has delivered high-level dialogue in the region along with everyday …

OPEN CALL: REFINERY 2018-2019 – Refinery of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Products in the Northern Dimension Area

OPEN CALL: REFINERY 2018-2019Refinery of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Products in the Northern Dimension Area The project is looking for participants from the field of tourism and creative industry to develop sustainable cultural tourism products and services Application deadline 25.5.2018 Open to applicants from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Lithuania and Germany WHAT IS REFINERY? The project enhances the collaboration between the …