Nordic Welfare Forum 2021: The Nordic model and social sustainability

In times of crisis, the Nordic welfare model is challenged, and the COVID-19 pandemic in particular has served as a kind of stress test for how the systems handle external threats. The question is: how have the Nordic countries coped with the challenges of the pandemic compared to other countries in Europe? There are signs that suggest the Nordic welfare state is perceived as both less universal and less generous than in the past.