"Alarm bells should be ringing."
The work follows unprecedented flooding caused by melting of the surrounding permafrost.
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.
Based on feedback from women in the Armed Forces who have lived segregated from their male peers, we have now established
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 and United States have much in common. We all share the fundamental values of democracy, human rights, and the rule of law. We strive toward societies based on non-discrimination, equality and inclusion, regardless of ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious background.