Northern Sparsely Populated Areas Network (NSPA)
Based on both common advantages and challenges, the regions of northern Finland, Norway and Sweden work together in the Northern Sparsely Populated Areas (NSPA) network. The 13 regions from the norternmost parts of the three countries share common circumstances and objectives and are working together to raise awareness of the NSPA in the EU institutions, to influence EU policy and to provide a platform for best practise.
08 Nov 2022 Northern Sparsely Populated Areas' (NSPA) views on the EU's Nature Restoration Law - the importance of a regional dimension
THE NSPA POSITION IN BRIEF The NSPA welcomes the initiatives to protect and improve ecosystems with lost or impaired function and finds it positive that the aim is wide and include all the ecosystems across the Europe.
The NSPA Bioeconomy and Energy Working Group would like to invite stakeholders in the NSPA regions to a meeting on EU energy issues. The aim of the meeting is to share the newest development in the EU, with a focus on the effects from the war in Ukraine and the current energy crisis.