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New report: Better research cooperation can aid integration and migration in the Nordic countries

The study of migration is instrumental in providing a better knowledge base for decision-makers – and promoting a more informed population at large. A new NordForsk policy paper maps the current Nordic integration and migration landscape, and suggests measures that can improve the policy relevance of research activities.

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Pre-announcement for a call under the Nordic Societal Security Programme

31.03.2017

NordForsk is issuing a pre-announcement for a call under the Nordic Societal Security Programme. The upcoming call seeks research projects on the shifting preconditions for societal security in the Nordic countries. It will be issued in May with an application deadline in September 2017. This transnational call will have a funding framework of NOK 25 million.

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“Migration is this century’s most important issue”

29.03.2017

Would it be of relevance for the Nordic countries to launch research cooperation relating to migration? Yes, thinks Tuomas Martikainen of the Migration Institute of Finland. He has led the work with NordForsk's most recent policy paper, an overview of existing knowledge in the area of migration and integration.

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Poor integration puts the Nordic welfare model at risk

29.03.2017

Professor Allan Krasnik fears enormous economic and social problems for the Nordic society if the integration of refugees and migrants is not successful. “The Nordic welfare model is based on equality and solidarity, and there is an impending risk of rising inequality and conflict in society if refugees receive inferior services,” claims Professor Krasnik.

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