Author: Gustav Plantin

Press release: 10 Pioneering Youths Shortlisted for the 2021 Pioneer Prize

  Ten shortlisted youths still have the chance to be rewarded for their local efforts to create more safe and inclusive societies by winning the newly launched Pioneer Prize, an initiative by the non-profit organisation Nordic Safe Cities. The Prize consists of a scholarship of 25.000 DKK and will be...

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Apropos: Corona adds fuel to the fire of extremism

  The corona virus has ravaged the world, and when societies are in crisis, global extremist movements come to life. Everything suggests that right-wing extremist and Islamist organizations will emerge stronger from the crisis.   Foto: Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix.   EXTREMISM SPREADS LIKE WILDFIRE Millions of people worldwide have lost...

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The Nordic Capital Code is evolving

Today we hosted our second meeting between the mayors of Helsinki, Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen to follow up and take action on the Nordic Capital Code Against Extremism. The Capital Code is a publication that outlines the ambitions of the capital collaboration and includes the first four areas of action...

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Nordic Safe Cities in the spotlight

There are reasons to be concerned as extremist groups are leveraging their online activity during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. This week Nordic Safe Cities gathered 18 member cities to discuss how Covid-19 might accelerate radicalization through misinformation and hate propaganda. Within this context, there are particularly three trends that are...

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Coronakrisen kan skabe mere online ekstremisme

Article posted at Politiken, Danish newspaper, on April 16, 2020 (Danish only). Jeppe Albers, Executive Director, Nordic Safe Cities & Cecilia Lonning-Skovgaard (V), Mayor of Employment and Integration, Copenhagen Vi risikerer, at coronakrisen bliver kilde til en ny ekstremistisk opblomstring. ...

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