The Nordic Council of Ministers and children and young people
In early 2016 the Nordic Council of Ministers established a new cross-sectoral strategy for children and young people. The strategy lays down the vision for the Nordic Council of Ministers’ efforts relating to children and young people: that the Nordic Region must be the best place in t...
Pushing back the push-back: Nordic Roadmap on advancing gender equality, women’s and girls’ rights, and equal rights of LGBTI-persons, 2022-2024
The Nordic region aims to become the most integrated region in the world, as articulated in its Vision 2030, and to remain a frontrunner for advancing gender equality, women’s and girls’ rights, and the equal rights, treatment and opportunities for LGBTI-persons.
The moment of truth is near – will hopes for the climate be fulfilled?
In the Nordic pavilion, COP27 kicked off with a debate in which young African and Nordic climate activists shared their hopes for the UNFCCC negotiations. The focus was on the involvement of young people, real actions here and now, and better systems for making decisions. Now that the e...
Jorodd Asphjell – new President of the Nordic Council
Jorodd Asphjell has been elected as the new President of the Nordic Council for 2023. Helge Orten has been elected as the new Vice-President. Both are from Norway, which will hold the Presidency of the Nordic Council next year. During 2023, Norway’s focus will be on a safe, green and yo...