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11.02.20 | News

Nominate a candidate for the 2020 Nordic Council Environment Prize

The theme of the 2020 Nordic Council Environment Prize is biodiversity, and you can now put forward candidates for the prize. The prize of DKK 350,000 will be awarded to someone in the Nordic countries who has done something special in an effort to ensure a richer nature for our shared ...

30.01.20 | News

Säkerhetspolitiska utredaren vill fokusera på totalförsvar

I oktober ifjol bad de nordiska utrikesministrarna Björn Bjarnason, tidigare minister från Island, att göra en ny säkerhetspolitisk utredning. Den förra utredningen om nordiskt försvars- och säkerhetssamarbete gjordes av tidigare norske ministern Thorvald Stoltenberg år 2009. Björn Bjar...

10.04.19 | Declaration

Nordic ministerial declaration on the call for a global agreement to combat marine plastic litter and microplastics

The Nordic ministerial declaration on the call for a global agreement to combat marine plastic litter and microplastics was adopted on the 10th of April 2019.

02.07.19 | Information

Nature, climate and the environment in the Nordic Region

Long coastlines, deep forests, mountains, meadows and river valleys – from the Arctic tundra of the north to the warm, temperate parts of the south, Nordic nature is unique. The Gulf Stream may help maintain a mild climate in the Nordic Region, but climate change and encroaching civilis...