The Nordic Council is discussing the controversial question of a Nordic strategy for the Arctic Region at its meeting in Reykjavik, 21-23 March. The agenda also includes oil extraction in the Arctic and recommendations for allocating responsibilities in the event of environmental incidents.
Journalists who wish to cover the theme session are requested to apply for accreditation to the Nordic Council Communications Department/Mette Højberg email@example.com. Accredited journalists must present a valid press card on arrival at the parliament.
The winner of the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2012 will be announced at a ceremony in the Assembly Hall at the University of Iceland on 22 March at 19:00 local time. The winner will attend a press conference straight after the ceremony, which will also be streamed on www.norden.org/litteraturpriset.