Current initiatives

Keep up with the latest Nordic initiatives and campaigns.


Nordic and Baltic democracy festivals 2023

Official Nordic co-operation at the democracy festivals in 2023 will focus on positive conversations about the green transition, defence and security, and how to preserve and strengthen our democracies.

    Nordens dag 2023

    Nordic Day 2023

    23 March is Nordic Day, when we celebrate the oldest example of regional political co-operation in the world. We’re marking this with five events around the Nordic Region.

      Minister panel: Nordic solutions to online gender-based violence

      CSW67: The Nordics ready to push for gender equality

      At CSW in New York (United Nations Commission on the Status of Women), the Nordic Co-operation will stand for gender equality and showcase Nordic solutions to online gender-based violence and the pension gap.


        Women in War

        How is the war in Ukraine affecting societies and individuals? In eight documentaries we talk to women from Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, and the Baltic countries, residing in the Nordics and Baltics.

          COP27 Nordic Pavilion

          COP27: Nordic Solutions

          The Nordic countries have ambitious climate goals and we firmly believe that we can do more by working together. With more than 50 events, the Nordic Pavilion will cover a wide range of topics on climate change and solutions at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from 6 to 18 November.


            Nordiska demokratifestivaler 2022

            Det nordiska samarbetet är redo med debattevenemang på fem nordiska demokratifestivaler. Politiker, civilsamhället, experter, unga och näringslivet möts och pratar politik direkt med nordens medborgare.


              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, young people and adults 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.