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Duty to Inspire

Duty to Inspire

Do countries that have a positive global impact have a special responsibility to share...
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The Nordic way to peace

The Nordic way to peace

Does a tiny cluster of islands on the border between Sweden and Finland hold the key to...
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Play for a green world?

Play for a green world?

Can we game our way to a sustainable future? There are now more than 2.6 billion active...
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A green forest of selfies

A green forest of selfies?

Can we store data in plants? Sending an email, streaming a video, uploading photos to the...
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Exercise your democratic muscle

Exercise your democratic muscle

Governments around the world are exploring ways of getting citizens more involved in...
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Game changing protein

Game-changing protein

What do you throw on the grill when you are having friends over for a barbeque but still...
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Is doing good good business

Is doing good good business?

Is saving the planet good for business? Consumers are increasingly demanding that...
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Putting sound to global challenges

‘Nordic Talks’ is a series of talks and podcasts 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.

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

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Laura Kamras (Finland)

Laura Kamras is the director of the Unit for Public Diplomacy at Finland's Ministry of...

Christian-Biller

Christian Biller (Sweden)

Christian Biller is the brand strategist responsible for Sweden's image abroad at the...

Helene Friis

Helene Friis (Norway)

Helene Friis is head of The Explorer - a digital marketplace that matches the needs of...

Simon Anholt

Simon Anholt (UK)

Simon Anholt is an author and consultant who founded The Good Country Index, a project...

Arzu Abdullayeva

Arzu Abdullayeva (Azerbaijan)

Arzu Abdullayeva chairs the Azerbaijan National Committee of the Helsinki Citizens'...

Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark

Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark (Finland)

Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark is the director of the Åland Islands Peace Institute. She is an...

NORDIC TALKS - SDGs

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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.