Nordregio News: Tensions in Nordic urban planning

Urbanisation processes are challenging traditional forms of planning and creating tensions within current planning systems and procedures in a number of ways. Find out more.

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New map on regional demographic vulnerabilities in 2014

Different demographical features e.g. less women or negative migration in a municipality or region increase their  vulnerability. The map visualises the high risk regions.

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Study on multi-level governance in support of Europe 2020

Eight case studies were analyzed to better understand existing governance arrangements. Four case studies concern energy efficiency and other four focus on social inclusion. Nordregio conducted the literature & policy review on multi-level governance and together with other partners prepared and run selected case studies, twinning events and the final conference. More about the project

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New report on local development initiatives is launched at Almedalen 29 June

All the Nordic countries are facing the same regional challenges when it comes to urbanisation, mobility and ageing population. It is interesting to see how these issues are tackled at the local level and the Nordic Demography programme 2014-2015 releases a new report on Local Initiatives at the Almedalen simultaneously with Nordregio's panel discussion on youth's prospectives, more about the event here.

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New Policy brief on young people's perspectives in the Nordic Arctic

How to retain and attract young populations are central issues for regional policy development in the Nordic Arctic. This policy brief uncovers the young people's own perspectives of their future possibilities in Arctic communities.

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