Meetings, conferences, theme days and sessions within Nordic Co-operation.
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Latest videos from the Nordic Council and Nordic Council of Ministers and affiliated organisations.
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Information and resources for the press and media
The political co-operation is built on common values and a willingness to achieve results that contribute to a dynamic development and increase Nordic competencies and competitiveness.
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.
About the swan symbol, the logotype Norden and the Nordic Ecolabel.
Facts and statistics about the Nordic Region and the Nordic countries
Collection of links to free maps of the Nordic countries.
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 even read at a Nordic university outside your home country. What do you need to think about, what rights you have and which authorities should you contact? Also information about Nordic scholarships for studies and research and Nordic institutions involved in education and research.
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.
Nordic Council's Session 11 April 2013 in Stockholm.
Øresund Direkt is an information service that provides public information from the authorities to citizens and businesses in the Øresund region.
The Border Service is a border and cross-agency co-operation between Sweden and Norway. The Border Service's main task is to receive and deal with questions from people and companies that take part in some form of cross-border activities.
Nordic co-operation in labour and employment provides the countries with an important platform for the exchange of information and mutual inspiration. It helps the countries achieve their objectives of expanding the work force, promoting health and welfare at work and improving the ability of the labour market to change.
It aims to facilitate freedom of movement for private individuals in the Nordic region. On the website you can read about the rules that apply when moving to, studying or working in the Nordic countries. You can also ask questions about your specific situation in Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish and Icelandic.
Moving to Sweden
Studying in Sweden
Working in Sweden
Working in Denmark
Working in Norway
Working in Finland
Working on Iceland
Work in Åland
Work in the Faroe Islands