The 16-year-old activist was tapped for "breathing new life into the debate surrounding the environment."
Countries that top the annual Happiness Index also see high depression rates.
Despite rising income levels, the U.S. ranking continues to fall on the UN’s World Happiness list. The happiest country on the list? Finland.
"Alarm bells should be ringing."
The work follows unprecedented flooding caused by melting of the surrounding permafrost.
A court ruled that the group advocates violence and spreads hatred.
The Trump administration has already rolled back government protections against discrimination.
Nordic Ambassadors to the U.S. attended a panel on LGBTQ rights and shared the lessons we can learn from their progressive histories.
Nordic Ambassadors to the U.S. attended a panel on LGBTQI rights and the lessons we can learn from their progressive histories.
Human rights is a core value of the countries’ foreign policies.
The Nordic Region has long played a leading role in climate finance, helping fund green projects all over the world. In recent
"There is a group of countries which have done remarkably well in the face of the challenges to our modern, democratic societies
The American left's admiration for the Nordic societies is legitimate but somewhat misconstrued. It's about free markets, not big state. This is an important point that warrants closer attention in the middle of the U.S. presidential campaign.
Based on feedback from women in the Armed Forces who have lived segregated from their male peers, we have now established
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Last week saw an extraordinary event in Washington; a rare sight, the smiling leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, and a smiling Obama.
There'll be a couple of bears in the room when the leaders of the five Nordic nations meet President Obama at the White House tomorrow. One is Russian aggression, and how to curb it. The other menace is less publicized, but even more formidable -- climate change.
In the Nordic countries, pretty much every pregnant woman has access to a skilled and trained midwife -- and most uncomplicated, low risk pregnancies and births are routinely handled by midwives, from prenatal care through labor and during postpartum.
The Nordic countries have a strong engagement for peace and reconciliation. These are particularly fragile processes for societies. We know that inclusive peace processes are more likely to lead to peace agreements.