1887

The United Nordic Federation

image of The United Nordic Federation

The Nordic Region 2030: The five Nordic countries have formed a federal political entity – the United Nordic Federation. The new federation, with its joint constitution, joint government and population of 25 million, is a brand-new and major player on the European stage – well it would be if the countries have the courage to make it happen. The controversial historian Gunnar Wetterberg provides objective and detailed arguments for a new Nordic federation. A real federation, with responsibility for foreign and defence policy, the economic framework and all of the key legislative areas, from immigration to social policy. Last year, Wetterberg breathed new life into the debate about the rebirth of the Kalmar Union. The emotional, hard-hitting debate resonated all the way to Germany, Spain and Italy. He now presents his vision of the United Nordic Federation in theNordic Council and Nordic Council of Ministers’ Yearbook 2010. His highly controversial proposal is expected to reignite the debate in all five of the Nordic countries.

English Swedish

.

A History of Obstacles

It took a long time for the contours of the Nordic states to emerge. In the Iron Age, people seem to have lived in small groups led by a chieftain in times of war, but these "kingdoms" appear to have been small, and the extent of the chieftain's power is unclear.

English Swedish

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error