Here you will find information on how you can become involved and have influence in Nordic co-operation. Take part in matters that interest you, comment, listen in and make your voice heard on what tomorrow's Nordic region will look like.
The Nordic region is a world leader marked by openness, democracy, welfare and free trade. Some experiences, places and experiences are uniquely Nordic, and others which are not today should perhaps be tomorrow.
So there are many reasons to be actively involved. We have listed below a few ways in which you can participate and influence the development of Nordic co-operation.
Twinning aims to make it easier for Nordic municipalities and their residents to work together, exchange experiences, visit one another and discuss common interests.
Co-operation on twinning is run by the Federation of Norden Associations which has offices in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Åland. As a member of the Norden Association you can help to influence a grassroots organisation which takes part in public debates, provides a forum for discussion and promotes more cross-border co-operation.
Keep an eye on norden.org’s calendar to keep yourself updated on Nordic debate seminars, cultural activities and other important meetings in Nordic co-operation.
On the Nordic Council of Ministers' and the Nordic Council's Facebook pages you can follow Nordic news and events as well as take part in discussions in the comments field. You can also keep up to date and forward news from the Nordic Council's Twitter page.
Here on norden.org you can also find a link collection of Facebook pages for important , organisations and projects in Nordic co-operation.
There is a lot going on at Nordic level in research, co-operation affairs, integration and work for freedom of movement, consumer and citizens' rights etc. Visit our link pages for institutions, working groups, co-operative bodies and information offices and services working with Nordic issues.
As a representative for an organisation or institution, you can apply for funding for a project for Nordic or Baltic cultural, linguistic or educational development from the Nordplus scheme. Read more about the conditions for your project on our website.
Also please visit our list of all schemes funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers for Education and Research.
As a young person you play an important role in Nordic co-operation and are given many opportunities to express your opinions. The Nordic Youth Council (NYC) is one of the bodies involved in political work across Nordic borders.
Keep yourself informed about jobs available in Nordic co-operation. Nordjobb is an information service and website which collects Nordic jobs, summer jobs etc. for young people between 18-28 years old.