The Nordic Prime Ministers met in May to discuss amongst other things future priorities for Nordic cooperation. I presented the Prime Ministers with a status report on their own green growth initiative, which is one of the main tasks for the Nordic Council of Ministers in the coming years. And the task is urgent.
Taking the world lead in green growth requires the Nordic countries to cooperate, be cost effective and develop innovative environmental technologies that can be exported to the rest of the world. The joint Nordic green growth project is based on eight priorities, defined by a special task force set up by the Nordic prime ministers.
The joint Nordic electricity market is vital in securing the balance between electricity production and demand in the region. The supply side is already well integrated through the Nordpool system. The Nordic Prime Ministers now want to focus on the market’s demand side by promoting more flexible electricity consumption, making the Nordic region leading in the EU, also in this field.
Nordic Cool hátíðin sem haldin var í Washington D.C. er einn stærsti viðburður sem norrænu ríkin hafa staðið fyrir í sameiningu á erlendri grundu. Í þessari grein segja Norræna ráðherranefndin og sendiherrar norrænu ríkjanna fimm sem þátt tóku í verkefninu frá því hverju hátíðin hefur áorkað.
- Vi skal udnytte det fulde potentiale i det nordiske fællesskab. I dag sætter vi punktum i en historisk aftale, der forpligter Danmark til at arbejde målrettet for at sikre den frie bevægelighed i Norden.
The cultural and creative industries (CCI) in the Northern Dimension area have an impressive capacity for growth, so important in a time of economic downturn. This conference will highlight the sustainable growth potential in the cultural and creative industries and seek to bridge the gap between the industry, policymakers and potential investors.