Nordic Co-operation has political, financial and cultural roots and is an important partner in European and international co-operation. The Nordic community strives for a strong Nordic region in the world.
Nordic co-operation promotes Nordic and regional interests and values in a globalised world. Shared Nordic values make the Region one of the most innovative and competitive in the world.
The Nordic Council and Council of Ministers
The Nordic Council of Ministers is the forum for inter-governmental co-operation, the Nordic Council for inter-parliamentary co-operation. The work is overseen by the ministers for Nordic co-operation and elected members of the Nordic Council.
The prime ministers maintain a dialogue with these parliamentarians about ways in which the Nordic countries can benefit from synergies.
[The Nordic Council of Ministers – inter-governmental co-operation] [The Nordic Council – inter-parliamentary co-operation]
The Nordic Region – Together we are stronger
The ministers for Nordic co-operation issued a joint statement on 6 February 2014 outlining their vision for Nordic co-operation. The declaration sets out a vision for Nordic co-operation as a whole.
[Vision: Together we are stronger.]