Det nya Norden 2018

Hanaholmen, Espoo

27 - 30.5.2018

Welcome to the second Nordic Network Programme Det nya Norden – Uusi Pohjola in Helsinki/Espoo, Finland May 27th-30th 2018!

Are you interested in environmental issues in the Baltic sea and in the Nordic countries? Have you been engaged with questions such as health of the seas, the Arctic or technology and environment? Would you like to share your experiences and your knowledge and learn from others? This is for those who would like to be involved in contributing with ideas and plans on how to prevent climate prevent climate change and work towards sustainability in the Nordic countries and Estonia.

The programme is for young and future professionals active in the public, private and third sector in the Nordic countries and Estonia. The theme for this year’s programme is the Baltic sea and Nordic environmental questions. If you are between 22 and 35 years old you might be the right person for our Networking Programme Det nya Norden at Hanaholmen – Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre in Espoo, Finland. Welcome to apply for a position in the programme!

The main goal with the networking programme is to deal with important issues related to the future of the Nordic countries. We want to develop future Nordic plans of action and contribute with concrete plans for future Nordic development. Another goal for the networking programme is also to increase the engagement of the younger generations in the Nordic community and to build lasting relationships over nation boarders. We are looking for persons who either through work, community and organizational engagement or studies have acquainted themselves with one or several themes of the programme. In international teams you will work towards concrete plans for development in the themes of seas, the Arctic and technology and environment.

How are the participants chosen?
Participants are chosen based on their applications. The programme aims to gather a diverse group (age, gender, background, experience) and 3 participants are chosen from each Nordic country and Estonia. The maximum number of participants in the Networking Programme is 18.  The deadline is March 31st, but we will process the applications as they come. We will confirm the participants in the middle of April. Note that participation requires participation in all the days during the programme and active collaboration. Also Finnish participants are expected to sleep at Hotel Hanasaari during the programme. The programme funds travels from the other Nordic countries, meals and programme costs.

Read more about the programme: Det nya Norden 2018

See the programme leaflet of Det nya Norden 2018 here

If you want to see how the programme looked last year, please watch the video below:

The deadline for applications was March 31st.