Although the prime ministers have formal responsibility for Nordic inter-governmental co-operation, in practice they delegate it to the Ministers for Co-operation (MR-SAM).
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Ministers for Co-operation (MR-SAM)
The Nordic Committee for Co-operation (NSK)
The Committee for Co-operation is responsible for the day-to-day work of Nordic co-operation and for the Council of Ministers’ Secretariat in Copenhagen. It is composed of senior civil servants from the Nordic countries.
Representation Office for Greenland, Nordic co-operation (GL)
Faroese Government, Nordic Co-operation
Nordic Co-operation Office (ÅL)
Nordic Secretariat, Nordic Co-operation
The Foreign Ministry, Nordic Co-operation, (FI)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nordic co-operation (NO)
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Nordic co-operation (SV)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Secretariat for the Minister for Nordic Co-operation (DK)
Expert Group for Sustainable Development
The Expert Group advises the Nordic Co-operation Committee and the Ministers for Co-operation on sustainable development.
Arctic Expert Committee
An Advisory Expert Committee was established in conjunction with the adoption of the new Arctic Co-operation Programme in 2002. The Arctic Expert Committee is made up of Nordic members of the Arctic Council and representatives from the autonomous territories. In Nordic Council terms the Arctic Expert Committee will offer advice to the Ministers for Co-operation and the Nordic Co-operation Committee on matters relating to the Arctic.
Secretariat for the Arctic Expert Committee
The Freedom of Movement Council
Freedom of Movement
Informationstjenester under MR-SAM
The Border Service
The Nordic Region in Focus
Nordic Information Office in South Jutland/South Schleswig
The Nordic Committee for Children and Young People (NORDBUK)
Exchange Programme for Nordic Civil Servants (TJUT)
This programme provides civil servants with the opportunity to learn how things are done in another Nordic country (or countries). A group consisting of one member each from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland allocates the money earmarked for the annual pool.