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A Nordic Comeback on Human Rights

Click to expand Image An Icelandic flag hangs outside a shop in Reykjavik, October 27, 2016. © 2016 AP Photo/Frank Augstein The Nordic countries proudly express steadfast commitment to human rights as a priority in foreign policy, but have been disappointingly inconsistent in practice. Sweden launched a feminist foreign policy in 2014 – a laudable approach that failed to have much impact in countries with serious rights abuses. Denmark and Finland focused their policies on several thematic priorities without leading on country situations. Norway, with a tradition for discrete participation…

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