The mayors of the Arctic cities of Oulu, Tromsö and Luleå, members of the NSPA (Northern Sparsely Populated Areas) network, have together submitted a statement in which they discuss the main challenges and opportunities for the European Arctic.
15 Jul 2015 First OECD study mission: Fostering innovation and entrepreneurship essential for the growth of the NSPA
In the beginning of June, the OECD experts carried out the first study mission of the NSPA Territorial Review process in the seven participating regions in East and North Finland, with a final joint seminar in Oulu.
22 Maj 2015 MEPs congratulate the NSPA for gaining global visibility for the northern sparsely populated areas
On the 12th of May, the NSPA network held a breakfast meeting at the European Parliament. The aim was to brief the Finnish and Swedish MEPs and their staff members about the OECD Territorial Review process and other topical issues for the northern sparsely populated areas.