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In a new article publicised in Ethnic and Racial Studies, Jon Horgen Friberg shows that youth of immigrant origin gradually adopt a stronger self-identity as Norwegians, regardless of geographical and religious backgrounds. However: While adolescents of European immigrant origin report being seen as more “Norwegian” than they identify themselves, children of immigrants from Africa and Asia are seen by others as far less “Norwegian” than how they perceive themselves.

On December 18, 2020 Olav Elgvin will defend his doctoral thesis for the PhD Degree at the University of Bergen – "Between a Rock and a Hard Place. The Islamic Council of Norway and the Challenge of Representing Islam in Europe".

In December 2016, the food industry and the Norwegian In December 2016, the food industry and the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services signed the Letter of intent for facilitating a healthier diet. The goal is to achieve a more comprehensive and overall collaboration between the health authorities and the food industry in order to make it easier for the consumer to make healthier choices. Fafo is commissioned by the Directorate of Health to evaluate the agreement. The evaluation includes an annual self-report from the parties who have signed the agreement. This memorandum is the mid-term report from the project and includes the third annual report from the project.

The Nordic 0-24 project has been a collaboration between all the Nordic countries and autonomous areas to improve follow-up of vulnerable children and young people. Fafo has carried out an evaluation of the project. A key point of the evaluation is the importance of putting children and young people at the centre and taking their perspective when creating and developing services, as well in the general follow-up.

On the 26th of November 2020 at 10:00–16:00 CET, the Danish Ministry of Employment is hosting a webinar on Nordic Future of Work under the auspices of the Danish chairmanship of the Nordic Council of Ministers.

 

The Fafo-led project "The future of work: Opportunities and challenges for the Nordic models" examines a wide range of aspects of how our Nordic societies are prepared for the future. This report seeks to reveal whether there is a need to adapt Nordic labour law to future working relationships, and, if so, how such an adaptation can preserve the purpose and functions of the laws. The report is comissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers.