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In this episode, we’ll examine what’s behind the phenomenon of online abuse and examine the ways in which activists and legislators in the highly digitalized Nordic countries are trying to stem the tide of digital harassment.

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Branding the middle of nowhere

Darkness, lousy weather, and a sleepover in the middle of nowhere. Sound fun? Apparently...
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Is there a Plan Bee?

Bees are dying out and that’s a big problem for us human beings.
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Ringing the bell for free education

Ringing the bell for free education

Education is a fundamental human right, yet only 70 per cent of children worldwide are in...
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Women, equality, and economic power

Achieving gender equality in all aspects of society isn't just ethically right, it's also...
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The future of work

The future of work

More short-term or freelance work. Less steady employment with fixed payments. The labour...

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Better air in the city

You can't see it, but you still breathe it in: Air pollution is an invisible threat to...
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Can 5G enable social change?

The rollout of 5G, the superfast fifth generation mobile internet network, is underway...
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Return to wood

Should more houses be built from wood? Yes, say some urban planners and architects.
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‘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.

 
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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.

Thomas Fisher (Scottish)

Thomas Fisher (Scottish)

Thomas Fisher is one of the founders and directors of CoDeL (Community Development Lens)...

Theona Morrison (Scottish)

Theona Morrison (Scottish)

Theona Morrison is one of the founders and directors of CoDeL (Community Development Lens)...

 Anna Karlsdóttir (Icelandic)

Anna Karlsdóttir (Icelandic)

Anna Karlsdóttir is a Senior Research Fellow at Nordregio, the Sweden-based international...

Liam Glynn (Irish)

Liam Glynn (Irish)

Liam Glynn is a Professor of General Practice at the Graduate Entry Medical School of...

Hilde Sandvik (Norway)

Hilde Sandvik (Norway)

Hilde Sandvik is a Norwegian journalist who currently leads the "Norsken, svensken og...

Peter Thisted Dinesen (Denmark)

Peter Thisted Dinesen (Denmark)

Peter Thisted Dinesen is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen...

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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.