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In this episode, we explore how the once US-based movement has triggered action against racism in places as far away as the Nordic countries: A region traditionally seen as being at the forefront in the fight against inequality and discrimination but which still has its battles to fight regarding these issues.

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Black rights on the global agenda

Black rights on the global agenda

Having started as a grassroots movement protesting racially motivated violence and police...
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Can green be fair?

Can green be fair?

The world urgently needs to move to green energy for the sake of the climate. But what if...
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Undoing digital abuse of women

Undoing digital abuse of women

In this episode, we’ll examine what’s behind the phenomenon of online abuse and examine...
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Saving the artic

Saving the Arctic

In this episode, we take an in-depth look at the ongoing struggle to save the Arctic...
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The rural way

When COVID-19 hit with its lockdowns and foreign travel restrictions, did you suddenly...
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Reinventing trust podcast

Reinventing trust

The world is suffering from a second worrying pandemic - not COVID-19, but a major...
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Library evolution

Library evolution

What do you think of when you hear the word library?
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Growing liveable cities in Africa

Growing liveable cities in Africa

Africa's total population is expected to almost double to nearly 2.5 billion by 2050...
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Putting sound to global challenges

‘Nordic Talks’ is a series of talks and podcast episodes addressing the biggest global challenges. 

Through conversations with some of the brightest minds in the Nordics and their counterparts from around the world we want to provide a space for contemplation and to share inspiration on how to take action on sustainability issues in our everyday lives. All Nordic Talks are dedicated to addressing the UN's Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) challenges.

 
NORDIC TALKS is brought to you by The Nordics, a project under The Nordic Council of Ministers.

YOU CAN MEET THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE IN OUR PODCAST

Thinkers and doers from around the world who are concerned about the planet we all share.

Nontokozo Tshabalala

Nontokozo Tshabalala (South Africa)

Nontokozo Tshabalala is a multidisciplinary artist and designer from South Africa who is...

Andreas Robinson (Canada)

Andreas Robinson (Canada)

Andreas Robinson is a social impact entrepreneur, focused on social justice and education...

  Unnsteinn Manuel Stefánsson (Iceland)

Unnsteinn Manuel Stefánsson (Iceland)

Unnsteinn Manuel Stefánsson has been a singer and composer for half of his life, touring...

Håkon Grøn Sælen (Norway)

Håkon Grøn Sælen (Norway)

Dr. Håkon Grøn Sælen is a senior researcher at the CICERO Center for International Climate...

Monica Nagashima (Japan)

Monica Nagashima (Japan)

Monica Nagashima is Japan Country Manager for InfluenceMap, an independent think tank...

Brian Motherway (Ireland)

Brian Motherway (Ireland)

Dr. Brian Motherway is the head of the Energy Efficiency Division at the International...

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All Nordic Talks are dedicated to addressing the SDG challenges. We want to inspire each other to act – for a better, more sustainable future.

In August 2019 The Nordic Council of Ministers set the ambitious goal for the Nordic Region to become the most sustainable and integrated region in the world by 2030. Read the council's 'Vision 2030' here.