Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being



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The Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS) is one of the four Partnerships within the Northern Dimension, a common policy of EU, Iceland, Norway and Russia established to address practical challenges in selected fields, including health and social well-being.

The NDPHS is a cooperation platform of 10 Partner Countries and several international organizations, including the WHO and the European Commission, that operates on different levels, such as high-level ministerial dialogue and an extensive network of experts.






Arts and Culture for a Better and Healthier Life:

Open Call for Projects


The project “The Art of Staying Healthy” aims to develop collaboration between the arts and health sectors and to pilot arts interventions on the health and well-being of people and communities in the Northern Dimension area.


In the Open Call, we invite organisations to submit ideas that explore the possibilities of integrating arts and cultural activities into the provision of health and social care services.

The successful applicants will be offered workshops and mentoring to develop their ideas and will receive a grant to pilot the methodologies and implement project activities.

“The Art of Staying Healthy” is a joint project between the Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture, the NDPHS and EU National Institutes for Culture, supported by the Arts Promotion Centre Finland. The project is co-funded by the European Union.


For more information please read the press release in English and in Russian.

The Open Call including the application form is available here.

The budget form is available here.

Application deadline is 19 July 2021, 23:59 CET and applications should be submitted via Google Forms.

Looking for answers? Please read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

On June 2nd at 14:00 CEST all interested actors and prospect applicants are invited to an online information event. Please register.




12th Northern Dimension Business Forum

on 8 April 2021

The 12th Northern Dimension Business Forum, organized by the Northern Dimension Business Council in cooperation with the Association of European Businesses, the St Petersburg Graduate School of Management and the SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management, will take place online on 8 April 2021.

The overarching theme of the Forum is "Connectivity now. Boosting flows of people, information, energy, goods and services."

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