It’s essential that we get new energy sources in place. The Nordic Region must be a pioneering region. Security in terms of the supply of energy, food, medicine and medical equipment is key to stronger Nordic co-operation. The Norwegian presidency will follow up on the ongoing work for closer co-operation on emergency preparedness, so that the Nordic Region is better equipped in times of crisis. The presidency also wants to help promote the debate on Nordic co-operation on defence and why it’s important that all the Nordic countries are members of NATO.
We must work together to safeguard young people’s education, work, and participation in society. A safe and green Nordic Region is a prerequisite for the future of young people.