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Det formaliserede samarbejde mellem de nordiske lande er blandt de ældste og de mest omfattende regionale samarbejder i verden. Det politiske samarbejde bygger på fælles værdier og en vilje til at opnå resultater der bidrager til en dynamisk udvikling og øger Nordens kompetence og konkurrencekraft.
Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland work together in the official Nordic co-operation.
Overview of Nordic agreements, treaties and declarations.
The Ministers for Co-operation and selected parliamentarians lead Nordic co-operation.
The common Nordic initiatives in recent times have been called "Nordic zigzag" by some people. Going back 1000 years the fluctuations between periods of war and periods of solidarity were even greater. However, in the 20th and 21st centuries we observe a continual greater co-operation occurring between the countries.
Facts and statistics about the Nordic Region and the Nordic countries
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Facts about the Nordic countries
This history of the Nordic region from the Viking times to the present.
The fellowship of language is one of the things that binds Nordic co-operation together. Danish, Norwegian and Swedish are so closely related that, with relatively little effort, you can learn to understand all the languages, if you speak one of them.
Nordic citizens enjoy rich, untouched tracts of wilderness, pure water and fresh air, but we must keep a keen eye on our environment if future generations are to enjoy the same privileges. The Nordic countries have a long-standing tradition of working together on matters related to nature and the environment.
Practical information for those seeking work, or already working, in another Nordic country than your home country. What rights do you have, what do you need to think about and which authorities do you need to contact? If you cannot find the information you need on our websites, you can also ask questions of the Information Service Hello Norden.
Information for those who are thinking about moving, or already have moved, to another Nordic country. What do you need to think about, what rights you have and which authorities do you need to contact?
Information for those who intend to study in a Nordic country or are already taking an education outside their home country. What do you need to think about, what rights you have and which authorities should you contact?
In practice the Ministers for Nordic Co-operation, on behalf of the Prime Ministers, assume responsibility for the co-ordination of inter-governmental co-operation.
The Committees of Senior Officials in the Nordic Council of Ministers consist of national government officials who are charged with preparing and following up on issues in a number of priority areas.
The Nordic Council of Ministers, founded in 1971, is - despite the generic name - not one but several councils.
The Nordic Council's literature prize, children and young people's literature prize, music prize, film prize, and nature and environment prize.
The Nordic Council's current and future events.
Gain insight into current issues under consideration by the Nordic Council.
Overview of the Nordic Council's organisation and structure.
The Council has 87 elected members. Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden each have 20 members. Of these, two of the Danish representatives come from the Faroe Islands and two from Greenland, while Finland has two representatives from Åland. Iceland has seven members.
The Nordic Council meets for its Theme Session in Akureyri on 7 and 8 April. The theme is sustainable exploitation of nature and resources.
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