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Nordic Countries

These Countries Gave The Most To Help Other Countries In Need Last Year

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.13.2015 | Impact

A majority of Americans believe Washington spends too much on foreign aid, but the U.S. is far from the world's most giving nation. In fact, it doe...

Why Gender Equality Is a Sustainable Approach to Innovation

Dagfinn Høybråten | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Dagfinn Høybråten

Gender equality from cradle to grave, then? Yes, because as the Nordic Ministers for Equality highlighted at the UN's Commission on the Status of Women in New York this week, equality benefits men as well as women. And what's more, the national economy benefits too.

Nordic Women's Conference-Gains for Women are Going Backward due to Failure of National and International Leadership

Ann Wright | Posted 11.29.2014 | Women
Ann Wright

As conservative agendas of governments around the world decrease the opportunities for women, it is vitally important that women work in solidarity with those still struggling for basic human rights as well as with those facing a roll-back of gains made.

Now's The Historic Moment for the Nordics

András Simonyi | Posted 08.23.2014 | World
András Simonyi

Our Center has been and remains a strong advocate of the importance for the Nordic countries to step forward as individual nations as well as a group...

If You Want the American Dream, Go to Finland

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

The American dream --- the notion of equal opportunity for all, the chance to pull yourself up by your boot straps and make something of yourself --- is gone.

What Makes the Nordic Countries Gender Equality Winners?

Saadia Zahidi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Saadia Zahidi

Although no country in the world has yet achieved gender equality, the Nordic countries consistently stand out in the World Economic Forum's annual Global Gender Gap Report, which measures how well countries are doing at removing the obstacles that hold women back.

A Case for the Nordic Way

András Simonyi | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
András Simonyi

2013-02-04-CTRlogo.jpg Why have the Nordic economies like Denmark done so well, while Southern economies continue to flounder? They are as a rule void of many of the economic, political, social issues that continue to haunt most Southern European members of the European Union.

Obama Makes America Sexier to Swedes

Nathan Hegedus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Hegedus

Applications to study in the US are up 30 percent in the Nordic countries, and interest in Sweden has grown by 20 percent. Placement agencies are calling it "Obama fever."

Guess The World's Top Ranked Tech Country

Wall Street Journal | Ben Worthen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Want to work for a business that not only uses the most advanced technology, but is part of a culture that promotes the adoption of new technologies? ...