Tag: Just Transition

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 a...

Working for the Climate

Working for the Climate - Online Launch event and Seminar Just Transition towards a carbon-neutral future is among the most urgent environmental, social, and economic issues of our times. Acknowledging this 14 trade union confederations from six countries have come together to show how Just Tran...

President’s greetings 2021

Nordic challenges and Nordic cooperation - NFS in 2021 The Nordic countries will face similar social, ecological, and financial challenges after the Corona-crisis. We are at a breaking point where we have an excellent opportunity to deepen the Nordic cooperation, work together and support each other in th...

The Coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus, or covid-19 pandemic is a global health crisis which is affecting society in its entirety, our working lives and every citizen. Human lives and health are at stake, while employment and the economy is affected too. This is why it is crucial to prioritise and coordinate efforts and support...

Decent Work and the 2030 Agenda

Decent work is an important principle underpinning our activities and something we must strive towards as a society,  and the priorities for decent work coincide with those of the Nordic Model. Together with our affiliates, we prioritise and promote these issues, taking a broader perspective. The concept...