Idea (Concrete)

Joint action for Nordens Vattenliv

Form an international Water Council that is about protecting and correcting previous mistakes against water, nature and the environment.

A) -The goal is to ultimately have a favorable co-operation in the Nordic countries to save the Kvarken, the Gulf of Bothnia and the Bothnian Sea, in short the Baltic Sea from, for example, continued overexploitation with trawlers, environmental damage, etc. and through the work to inform and inspire others with our example.

Planning for the Sport Fishing Fair in Stockholm in a year, 2023: Invitation to all parties to receive information and participate in the - hopefully - future, Swedish National Water Council Association.

My view is that cooperation is needed for us to succeed in stopping the continued devastation of watercourses that are the basis for life and sea health.

B) The aim is to first clarify the shortcomings in the Swedish government's handling of EU directives, - (which at present looks likely to be decided next year and which in practice will legitimize the lack of continued restoration and improvement measures in over half of all our watercourses in Sweden) -, in order to have the government's preparatory work to apply to all Swedish watercourses, without exception, with broad support from all stakeholders.

Planning for the Sport Fishing Fair: Stellan Hamrin will shed light on the current situation in lecture / s. The work of getting more speakers / informants is underway.

The implementation at the Sport Fishing Fair is intended as a preparatory program item; -s (lectures), inform with facts about needs that migratory fish, salmon, trout, eels, etc. have as well as vital environmental, ponds, power plants and more and problems such as thiamine deficiency, Furunculosis and much more. Problems for other species through sea and sea-based fish farms with the environmental damage they cause, etc.

The strategy is to recruit members by using the Information Program to create interest where the hope is that those who want to continue in a joint work to develop the Water Council's work and make our waterways a priority goal to reduce the damaging effects of extensions, dams, etc. and in line with the commitment of our surrounding countries, become members of the National Water Council Association, which at the closing meeting, in a room provided at the fair, can appoint a board for continued work in the National Water Council.

A constituent meeting concludes the board meeting. The work with statutes, company registration, registration, organization number etc. follows and can be handled via "hybrid meetings" via computer for a first Annual General Meeting with subsequent member meeting to confirm statutes etc.

The goal is then in the work to get a joint Nordic involvement in a Nordic water council, preferably under your "umbrella". I know that in Finland, for example, several local projects are underway in stream water to save migratory fishermen's former spawning and rearing areas. This applies to salmon-like fish, eels and others.

A year ago, I received a positive response from the Nordic Council and continue to work on this "project".

At the same time, I am not unaware of the, right now, all-encompassing development of events with invasion, war, with not in the wildest imaginable consequences, that Russia started - such a sad and disgusting reminder of how they even once acted against Finland where my parents' siblings, cousins and others, both acquaintances and relatives, lose their lives. An action by Russia, which is completely unworthy of action for a country that is called contemporary at all.

At the same time, as a counterweight, we must continue to strive for our values, give them the power of unity and cooperation in all contexts, the environment, the climate, socially and socially in democracy.

So my hope is that we can eventually get to work that internationally protects our aquatic life forms from extinction. Just as the climate goals feel almost insurmountable to reach, our waters are so damaged that far too many wild species are already on the verge of bursting. A retake is needed!

With the hope that we will see each other by the waters

Harry, Vetlanda

[Submitted by email]


Young people's visions of the Nordic region's future

The associations Nordens Ungdomsförbunds organized the seminar "A sustainable Nordic region" and also gathered future visions from young people who come around the Nordic region.



Cross-border horizontal communication with rail and roads.

- The Nordic Association Örnsköldsvik / Östersund

[via workshop]


Coordinate social security systems

Cross-border coordination of social insurance systems such as parental benefit and sickness benefit.

- The association Sundsvall / Timrå

[via workshop]


The unifying forces of music

I want to emphasize the unifying forces of music through our Nordic countries
composers: Grieg, Sibelius and others. Music connects, not least today.

It is a source of joy and encouragement. Nordic concerts should be given in
TV, radio and other channels. Each Nordic country could offer one
Music programs on Saturday evenings, for example. The power of music strengthens and inspires.
Concerts from Copenhagen, Oslo, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Helsinki… ..
Various musicians: organists, violinists, trumpeters and more.
Nordic services could also be broadcast on radio.

This could strengthen the cultural ties between our Nordic countries
Countries. Nature programs could also be of interest - environments in different places.
Fishing - we were in Torshavn when the whale suddenly visited. A course
Which was held at the folk high school for a few days that I will never forget!

Nordic culture binds us together. Northern perspective!

With kind regards
Marie Haldemark
Learn musician
former chairman of the Nordic Association Jönköping

[Submitted by email]


Consensus & joint action in crises

Consensus & joint action in crises such as pandemics in the Nordic region.

- The association Sundsvall / Timrå

[via workshop]


Keep the property tax local

To learn lessons from the work in Norway and transfer the property tax to regions and municipalities as compensation when leasing land and rapids for wind power and hydropower.

- The Nordic Association Örnsköldsvik / Östersund

[via workshop]


Self-government now!

I primarily want to see an independent Norrländsk Förbundsrepublik.

Then the children are welcome to have as many fantasy rooms as they want. We will also have cycle paths, well-functioning railways, healthcare and much more.

but this is impossible as long as we are a colony for Sweden.

Therefore self-government NOW!

Ronny, Skellefteå

[via Facebook]


Nordic new lands

I have only a small thought about the Nordic languages:

When we eventually invent new words in the languages, Nordic co-operation could not agree on the same word for new things and events.? So that the languages do not slip apart.

Roger, Huskvarna

[via the web form]


Scrap all wind turbines.

Anders, Gothenburg

[via Facebook]


Rail connection Bohuslän - Östfold

My future visions of a rail connection through Bohuslän and into Östfold via a bridge over the Idefjord that would make the old Bay united again would give this region an enormous development opportunity. Plus huge environmental gains as E6 would have a great relief in terms of traffic!

Christer, Bohuslän

[via Facebook]


Nordic Border Committee

Appoint a Nordic regional committee with the task of stimulating and facilitating practical border exchange.

The association Norden Umeå

[via workshop]


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