Tag: EU

Trade Unions, Climate and Just Transition

Climate change requires more than change in consumption. It also requires us to transform production. Our economies are faced with a social, economic, and ecological transition we have rarely seen before, that leads to both risks and possibilities for our labour markets and workers. Together we in the Nord...

Project: The Road to a Carbon Free Society

Global warming is a challenge that knows no borders. Therefore, international cooperation will be a precondition for success. This is true for those of us who are active in the trade union movement too, as any globally negotiated climate policy will undoubtedly have consequences on the production of goods...

Climate and the Environment

The transition to a carbon neutral society is one of the most urgent challenges facing our societies. In order for any transition to be successful, we take the view that the basic premise must be a just transition.   The Paris agreement explicitly mentions this Just Transition. It refers to "Taking into...

Freedom of Movement

In spite of historic Nordic cooperation, there are many matters that continue to affect cross-border mobility within the region. Our goals here are to strengthen the common Nordic labour market and do away with any obstacles to cross-border mobility, so that people in the Nordic countries are able to work,...

Europe

EuropeEurope and the European institutions are important for us in the Nordic countries. These institutions were created around the concepts of peace, solidarity and cooperation. These are central values for the trade union movement. Other issues of importance for the Nordic trade union agenda on the EU-le...