Welcome 16 February: Global trends in a Nordic Context by Alasdair Ross, the Economist

Cities, migrants and tourism – are they the Future growth engines for the Nordic countries? Breakfast seminar and launch of State of the Nordic Region 2016.

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60 New maps in the gallery

Nordregio’s online map gallery has been updated with almost 60 new maps mainly produced for projects on the Nordic Arctic, labour mobility in the Nordic-Baltic region and the structure of Nordic city-region.

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New study: Sustainable Business Development in the Nordic Arctic

New study on Arctic business development is out! The publication will be presented at the annual theme conference of the West Nordic Council on 29 January 2016. Also the publication Nordic Arctic Youth perspectives, mapping of demographic trends, and results from the first workshops carried out as part of the foresight project are highly relevant at this event.

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Nordregio Forum 2015 report: "Forget about mega projects and place people first"

Nordic cities already stand out with their human size in a global competetition, so we should focus on doing the right things! This was one of the messages from the world famous professor Bent Flyvbjerg at Nordregio Forum 2015. Interviews and other seminar highlights are now online!

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Project REGINA kick-off


The official REGINA kick-off took place in Hemavan 19-21 January. REGINA aims to reduce the vulnerability – and increase the preparedness – of small communities in remote and sparsely populated areas of the Nordic Arctic and Scotland towards the development – or closing-down – of large-scale, resource-based industries.

Partners from five different countries met for the first official meetings in Hemavan. REGINA is part of the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020 and will run until September 2018.

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