01.04.22 | Information

    Joint action on sustainable development, gender equality and children and young people

    For us to meet our sustainability objectives, everyone needs to be included. Our ambition is for a sustainability, a gender equality, and a child rights and youth perspective to permeate all parts of the Nordic Council of Ministers' work and of Nordic societies. We all share respon...

    16.11.21 | Declaration

    We call on governments to stand up for the full and equal enjoyment of LGBTI persons’ human rights

    When WorldPride 2021 kicks off in a few days’ time, we – the ministers for equali-ty from the Nordic countries – will be there to show our support for equal rights. We will continue working to improve our legislation and counteract hate, ignorance and prejudice so that lesbian, gay, bis...

    14.05.22 | News

    New report: Refugees have the most difficulty finding a job in Denmark

    More refugees have jobs in Sweden and Norway, and they receive higher wages than in Denmark. More men than women are in work after living in their new Nordic country for a few years. These are the findings of a new report on labour market integration, which was launched on Monday. ...

    04.04.22 | News

    Finland lyfter välfärden som prioriterad fråga i Nordiska rådet

    Den gröna omställningen, en åldrande befolkning och allt färre som jobbar och betalar för vår välfärd. Det är bara några utmaningar som den nordiska välfärdsmodellen står inför. Modellen är värd att slå vakt om, anser Finland, som lyfter välfärdsfrågan som en av de viktigaste prioriteri...