Then came 2020, and the countries went into lockdown. Capital after capital and country after country was hit by a pandemic that seized every opportunity it could, regardless of national borders.
How do we get back from this? Should the Nordic countries continue to form a co-operative region as they do today? Is the coronavirus pandemic a bump in the road for co-operation, or has the disease thrown a spanner in the works of the world’s most integrated region?
We ask those who spend their lives working across borders about the type of Nordic co-operation they envisage going forwards.
Moderator: Ruth Astrid Sæter