Current initiatives

Keep up with the latest Nordic initiatives and campaigns.


Nordic Day 2022:
State of the Nordic Region

On Nordic Day the 23 March we celebrate the launch of State of the Nordic Region 2022 with livestreamed events from five Nordic capitals.

    Harbourfront Centre i Toronto

    Nordic cultural initiatives

    The Nordic Region has a strong, high-quality and diverse art and culture sector, which is in great demand internationally.


      COP26: Choosing Green

      With more than 100 events the Nordic Pavilions at COP26 in Glasgow and Helsinki covered a wide range of topics on climate change and solutions. Watch all events from the Nordic Pavilions in Glasgow and Helsinki here.

        En fjord omgivet af bjerge

        The Nordic Environmental Relay

        The annual Nordic Council Environment Prize goes to a company, organisation or individual for extraordinary efforts on behalf of the environment.

          Skulptur Britt Smelvær

          International branding of the Nordic Region

          The world is turning to the Nordic Region at the moment, and branding will help draw attention to what we have in common: our Nordic perspective, our values and a culture that stems from a shared history.


            The competencies of the future

            The future does not just appear out of thin air. It is created. The aim is to prepare children and young people for the future even though nobody knows quite what it will look like. Education and training are the keys to the competencies of the future.

              Nordic Solutions at COP23 theme photo

              Nordic Solutions to Global Challenges

              Nordic Solutions to Global Challenges is a joint initiative by the Prime ministers of the Nordic countries. We want to invite the world to share Nordic knowledge and experiences of six priority flagship projects.

                Debate at CSW

                The Nordic Gender Effect at Work

                Promoting gender equality at work is not only the right thing to do – it is also smart. The Nordic Gender Effect at Work shares the true story of how Nordic investments in gender equality foster employment, family wellbeing and growth.

                   Launch of Nordic Solutions to Global Challenges

                  New Nordic Food

                  The New Nordic Food programme aims at initiating, facilitating and coordinating activities grounded in the New Nordic Food manifesto.

                    Nordic Food Policy Lab meeting

                    Nordic Food Policy Lab

                    The overall aim of Nordic Food Policy Lab project is to encourage the use of Nordic policy solutions to help address the food issues identified as challenges in the UN Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.