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| Corona

A Nordic state of emergency

The corona epidemic has closed borders in the Nordic region and the rest of the world. In most countries governments have increased their powers and citizenship has become more important, while personal freedom has been restrained.
National decisions have major consequences for border regions tema
| Corona

National decisions have major consequences for border regions

Activate the networks, develop the dialogues, identify the updates. These are necessary and urgent tasks for the Nordic border region information services, thrown up by the corona crisis. Öresunddirekt in Malmö remains closed to visitors. Behind doors, there is plenty of action.
The Öresund cooperation was set to expand – then corona hit tema
| Corona

The Öresund cooperation was set to expand – then corona hit

Billions of kroner. That is the estimated annual benefit for Denmark and Sweden resulting from a fully integrated labour market across Öresund. Nine focus areas have been identified and presented, ready for action as soon as the corona crisis ends.
Freedom of movement sacrified to protect Finnish population tema
| Corona

Freedom of movement sacrified to protect Finnish population

Rapid measures and tough restrictions characterised the first Finnish reactions to the corona pandemic. As the only Nordic country it locked down an entire region, which included the capital city, from the rest of Finland.
Corona crisis drives up Nordic unemployment tema
| Corona

Corona crisis drives up Nordic unemployment

Unemployment has risen dramatically across the Nordics since the emergence of the coronavirus. The countries have chosen different ways of handling the situation, however, based on different labour market models, measures imposed and the shape of the labour market.
Nordic labour market crisis: Professor sees hope tema
| Corona

Nordic labour market crisis: Professor sees hope

The coronavirus creates a crisis for Nordic businesses and workers, but hope too of a more social and green labour market and society, argues Henning Jørgensen, Professor of labour market policy and co-author of a new book.
Everyone at the Nordic House works from home tema
| Corona

Everyone at the Nordic House works from home

There were doubts at first at the Nordic House in Copenhagen as the corona epidemic became a reality. Should staff be sent home or not? On the Danish Prime Minister’s orders, all 130 staff have been working from home since 11 March. One of them is Anna Rosenberg, who lives in Malmö.
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| Corona

A sudden stop for Nordjobb as mobility became a dirty word

For 35 years, Nordjobb has found work for 25,000 Nordic youths who have wanted to try working in a different Nordic country. This year nearly all jobs have been cancelled due to the corona crisis.
Nordic students in Europe fall victim to physical land borders tema
| Corona

Nordic students in Europe fall victim to physical land borders

An entire generation Nordic students have grown up in a borderless Europe. Thousands are studying in other European countries. Most went back home in March as old borders started being reinstated because of the coronavirus.
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