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A woman's right to decide over her own body is a cornerstone of gender equality and sustainable development. But still, the female body remains a battlefield across the globe.

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Let’s talk about sex UN women

Let’s talk about sex

A woman's right to decide over her own body is a cornerstone of gender equality and...
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Branding the middle of nowher

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 Nordic Talks

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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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.

Natalia Kanem (Panama)

Natalia Kanem (Panama)

Dr Natalia Kanem is Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)...

Flemming Møller Mortensen (Denmark)

Flemming Møller Mortensen (Denmark)

Flemming Møller Mortensen has been Denmark's Minister for Development Cooperation and...

Natasha Wang Mwansa (Zambia)

Natasha Wang Mwansa (Zambia)

Natasha Wang Mwansa is a children's and women’s rights advocate and activist born and...

Emi Mahmoud (Sudan/US)

Emi Mahmoud (Sudan/US)

Emi Mahmoud is a Sudanese-American world champion poet and Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR...

Alastair Mackie

Alastair Mackie (Scotland)

Alastair Mackie is a researcher at the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies...

Kristinn Schram (Iceland)

Kristinn Schram (Iceland)

Kristinn Schram is Associate Professor in Folklore and Ethnology at the University of...

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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.