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Green shipping corridors - routes between ports where all transport is emission-free - are part of the new wave of climate-friendly solutions. 

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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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The green pension pot

The green pension pot

Did you know that your pension can be a powerful weapon in the fight against climate...
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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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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.

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...

Asha Allen (UK)

Asha Allen (UK)

Asha Allen is Advocacy Director for Europe, Online Expression, and Civic Space at the...

Christian Mogensen (Denmark)

Christian Mogensen (Denmark)

Christian Mogensen is the author of the 2020 study “The Angry Internet - A threat to...

Cindy Southworth

Cindy Southworth (USA)

Cindy Southworth is Head of Women’s Safety for Meta, the company behind Facebook...

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.