NT 5th element

Nordic Welfare – The bumblebee still flies

This Nordic Talk will introduce the Nordic welfare model, its origins, development and challenges.

Prof. Bent Greve (Roskilde University, DK) will break down the complexities of the Nordic model, before Lesley Riddoch (UK/Scotland), journalist and founder of Nordic Horizon, joins the panel to talk about her campaigning for Nordic ideas in Scotland. Gary Gannon TD, Social Democrats spokesperson for social protection completes the panel and reflects on the Irish perspective.

The panel will discuss the steps required towards a Nordic welfare state and consequently which issues should be prioritised.