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Nordregio welcomes new Director Kjell Nilsson

Dr Kjell Nilsson has been appointed as the new Director at the Nordic Council of Ministers' research institute, Nordregio. Kjell Nilsson is a researcher with extensive engagement in Nordic co-operation.

"I am convinced of the growing potential for the Nordic countries to work together and to play a leading international role, as 'the top of Europe', in many fields" says Kjell Nilsson. "Regional policy, urban and rural development, and green growth, which Nordregio is working with, are certainly such fields."

Kjell Nilsson will start the position as new Director on February 1st, 2013. His latest position was at the Danish Centre for Forest, Landscape and Planning at the University of Copenhagen, where he was Deputy Director and Head of the Division of Parks and Urban Landscapes. Kjell Nilsson is a Landscape Architect and earned a Doctor's degree from the Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences in 1989.

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