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Agenda

Draft - Nordic Council's 62nd Session in Reykjavik 2010

Agenda in Russian

Tuesday 2 November 2010

Time 14.30–14.45

1. Opening of the Session

2. Approval of Delegates

3. Approval of Agenda

4. Standing Orders and Voting procedures

Standing orders 2010 (Document 2)

Time 14.45-17.00

5. Nordic Summit

Theme debate with the Nordic Prime Ministers: Green growth - the way out of the crisis.

Time 17.00-17.30

6. Nordic Council of Ministers' Programme 2011

The Finnish Prime Minister's presentation of the Finnish Programme for the Presidency in the Nordic Council of Ministers 2011 (Document 3)

Wednesday 3 November 2010

Time 9.00–10.30

7. General Debate

Ministers for Co-operation Report (Document 6)

Council of Ministers' proposal on the Nordic Council of Ministers’ total budget 2011,
B 266/presidium; C 2

Report from the Danish government on repatriations on social grounds (Document 17)

Committee proposal on the repatriation of Nordic citizens, A 1515/citizens

Time 10.30-11.30

8. Globalisation and freedom of movement

Report on the status of the globalisation initiative (Document 7) Report for freedom of movement (Document 8) Committee proposal on the abolition of fees related to cross-border payments, A 1486/citizens

Time 11.30-12.30

9. The Nordic countries and the Adjacent Areas

Council of Ministers' proposal on the guidelines for the NCM's activities in Belarus,
B 265/Presidium

Report on Arctic co-operation (Document 10) Report on the Northern Dimension's Cultural Partnership (Document 14)

The Culture and Education Committee's report on the possibilities for a joint Nordic cultural channel in co-operation with the German-French ARTE (Document 13)

Committee proposal on ArteNorden, A 1519/culture

Time 12.30 - 14.00 Lunch break

Time 14.00-16.00

10. Debate on closer Nordic co-operation in foreign and defence policies

Report by the Ministers for Foreign Affairs (Document 4) Report by the Ministers for Defence (Document 5)

Statement on the "NB8 Wise Men's report" by the former Minister of Defence, Søren Gade (Document 16)

Member's proposal on increased Nordic co-operation for a safer future, A 1503/Presidium

Time 16.00-17.00

11. Gender Equality in the Nordic countries

Council of Ministers' proposal on gender equality policy co-operation 2011 - 2014,
B 268/citizens Gender equality report (Document 15) Committee proposal on an extension of the substance in gender equality co-operation, A 1494/citizens

Annual written report on initiatives and measures to combat human trafficking (Document 9)

Thursday 4 November 2010

Time 09.00–10.00

12. Question time with the Ministers for Co-operation

Time 10.00 – 12.30

13. The environment and natural resources in the Nordic countries

Report on the status of the Nordic Ecolabel (Document 11) Committee proposal on the Nordic deposit system, A 1516/citizens Member's proposal on a Nordic policy for agriculture and forestry, A 1483/environment

Committee proposal on new initiatives in the Nordic climate work,A 1512/environment

Committee proposal on the follow up to "Copenhagen Accord", A 1513/environment

Committee proposal on Nordic production of renewable energy, A 1518/business

Member's proposal on a joint Nordic strategy against the expansion of raccoon dogs, A 1499/environment

14. Research, education and business policies in the Nordic countries

Council of Ministers' proposal on the strategy for education and research 2011-13 - Knowledge for green growth and welfare,
B 267/culture Report on the co-operation programme for innovation and business policies 2011-13 (Document 12)

Report on developments in Nordic research co-operation (Document 18)

Committee proposal on creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in educational institutes,
A 1498/culture Committee proposal on young people's working life and skills, A 1497/culture

15. Social welfare, health and society

Committee proposal on how to create a good quality of life for the elderly in the Nordic countries, A 1509/welfare

Committee proposal on establishing a joint Nordic action plan for the diagnosis of rare diseases in line with EU recommendations, A 1514/welfare

Committee proposal on a common Nordic Electronic Register for doctors, dentists, nurses and other authorised health care professionals in the Nordic countries and the Autonomous Territories, A 1506/welfare Committee proposal on a Nordic innovation centre for public health at the Nordic School of Public Health (NHV) and the Top-level Research Initiative II - a major venture Nordic in welfare, health and social affairs, A 1505/welfare

Member's proposal on Nordic initiatives to introduce charges on financial transactions,A 1502/business

Committee proposal on initiatives for the production of healthy food in the Nordic countries, A 1517/business

Time 12.30-14.00

16. Reports on Nordic Co-operation

Nordic Council Annual Report 2009 (Document 1)

Nordic Council of Ministers' total activities - annual accounts 2009 (C 1) Control Committee's report on activities 2010 Auditor General's report to the Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers on the activities of the Nordic Council of Ministers 2009 (C 3/cc) Auditor General's report to the Nordic Council on the activities of the Nordic Council 2009 (C 4/cc) Auditor General's report to the Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers on the activities of the Nordic Cultural Fund 2009 (C 5/cc)

17. Removal and Adoption of Recommendations, Statements and Internal Resolutions

Overview of Removal and Adoption of Recommendations, Statements and Internal Resolutions

18. Elections

Election of members to the Presidium of the Nordic Council Election of the President of the Nordic Council Election of the Vice-President of the Nordic Council Election of members to the Nordic Council committees and to the Control Committee Election of chairpersons and substitutes to the Nordic Council committees and the Control Committee Election of members to the Nordic Council Election Committee Election of members to the Nordic Cultural Fund's board

19. Speech by the President-elect

20. Announcement of date and venue of the next Session

21. Closing of the Session

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