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Keyword: Covid-19

Welfare policy

8 Jun 2023

Young people were deprived of essential parts of their youth  

“Young people have missed many important transition rites such as graduations, dances, or other celebrations such as festivals and concert [...]

Welfare policy

22 May 2023

New report shows restricted childhood and interrupted youth due to covid

Higher levels of anxiety and boredom and decreased well-being among children and young people during the pandemic. But also, positive result [...]

Welfare policy

3 Apr 2023

“If you don’t do it well before a crisis, then you don’t stand a chance”

"By demonstrating examples, we can inspire change." That was the conclusion from one of the participants when the report Child and youth par [...]

Welfare policy

3 Apr 2023

Join the discussion about the Nordic welfare model and its challenges

The Nordic Welfare Forum 2023 takes place on 2 June in Reykjavik, Iceland and via live stream. The aim is to evaluate and discuss the Nordic [...]

Welfare policy

21 Mar 2023

Checklist to ensure child and youth participation during crisis 

Every young person is entitled to be heard and involved in matters that concern them. But how can decision makers safeguard meaningful child [...]

Welfare policy

16 Mar 2023

Här är ungdomarna som blev mer ensamma när pandemin tog slut

Vissa barn och unga fick äntligen de anpassningar de behöver – tack vare covid-19-pandemin. Men de fördelar som uppstod i och med den p [...]

Welfare policy

9 Mar 2023

New report about children’s participation and influence during Covid-19

Institutions working for and with children and youth in the Nordic region were not prepared to protect children’s rights when the Covid-19 [...]

Public health

7 Feb 2023

Remote therapy a solution during Covid-19 for people with deafblindness

Even in normal situations, people with deafblindness constitute a vulnerable group that experience a lot of isolation – and the pandemic h [...]

Disability issues

1 Dec 2022

Funktionshindersfrågor måste beaktas vid kriser

Rådet för nordiskt samarbete om funktionshinder vill att de nordiska myndigheterna tar större hänsyn till personer med funktionsnedsätt [...]

Welfare policy

31 Oct 2022

“Every decision that the government makes affects us!”

”Give. Youth. Real. Power! Give youth real power!” “Every decision that the government makes affects us. Young people need to be info [...]


31 Oct 2022

Så knäcker vi långtidsarbetslösheten bland invandrare

64 procent av de långtidsarbetslösa är utrikesfödda. Generellt sett har invandrare större svårigheter att få jobb än inrikes födda. [...]

Welfare policy

22 Jun 2022

Spreading the Nordic agenda on involving children and youth

Around 150 people, public authorities, professionals, and care providers from all over Europe signed up for our event in Hamburg in the begi [...]

Welfare policy

16 Jun 2022

Young people prepare decision-makers to involve them in crises  

During the covid-19 pandemic, Nordic authorities focused on establishing effective ways to stop the spread of the infection. Consequently, s [...]

26 Apr 2022

Nordic Day 2022: Children and youth in the shadow of the pandemic

The Nordic countries have strong traditions of promoting the well-being of children by emphasizing the right to inclusion and participation [...]

Welfare policy

1 Apr 2022

Många unga upplever ett utanförskap

Unga i Norden är engagerade i samhällsfrågor men har ett litet förtroende för demokratiska institutioner och många upplever ett utanf [...]

Welfare policy

15 Oct 2021

Ungdomar från Norden i expertgrupp om coronakrisens konsekvenser

Under covid-19-pandemin drabbades barn och unga i Norden av restriktioner som infördes och som påverkade både deras skolgång, fritid, so [...]

Disability issues

9 Sep 2020

Pandemin i fokus i samarbetet om funktionshinder

- Bortsett från den direkta sjukdomen covid-19 slår även konsekvenserna av ohälsan och arbetslösheten under pandemin hårdare mot vissa [...]

Public health

4 Jun 2020

”Rökare drabbas med större sannolikhet av allvarliga komplikationer vid en covid-19-infektion”

På Nordens välfärdscenters webbinarium om effekter av coronapandemin stod det klart att det i många frågor är för tidigt att dra någ [...]

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