Agenda

30.10.18

14:15 - 14:25
1. Opening of the Session

1.1 Approval of the list of delegates

1.2 Approval of the agenda

1.3 Standing orders for the 70th Session, Document 2b/2018

14:25 - 14:45
2. International guest speaker

2.1 The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May

14:45 - 16:45
3. Nordic Summit

3.1 Theme debate with the Nordic prime ministers:

The resilience of the Nordic countries in the face of attempts by other nations to influence our society and our democratic processes

16:45 - 17:00
4. Nordic Council of Ministers’ Programme 2019

4.1 The Icelandic Prime Minister's presentation of the Programme for the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers 2019, Document 15/2018

31.10.18

09:00 - 10:45
5. Proposals and reports by the Ministers for Nordic Co-operation

5.1. Report by the Ministers for Co-operation 2018, oral, Document 9/2018

5.2 Consideration of the Council of Ministers’ proposal on the Nordic Council of Ministers’ total budget for 2019, B 325/presidium; C 2/2018

5.3 Sustainability Report to the Nordic Council 2018, Document 8/2018

5.4 Ministers for co-operation, report on freedom of movement, Document 7/2018

10:45 - 11:15
6. International co-operation

6.1 Input from guest speakers

11:15 - 12:00
7. Council of Ministers’ proposals and statements

7.1 Report on the follow up to the Language Declaration with country reports, Document 11/2018

7.2 Report on Nordic co-operation on digitalisation, Document 14/2018

7.3 Consideration of the Council of Ministers’ proposal for new Nordic co-operation programme for the environment and climate sector, B 322/sustainable

14:00 - 15:30
8. Report by the Ministers for Foreign Affairs

8.1 Report by the foreign ministers 2018, oral, Document 17/2018

15:30 - 16:00
9. Report by the defence ministers

9.1 Report by the defence ministers 2018, oral, Document 18/2018

16:00 - 17:00
10. Foreign and defence policy

10.1 Consideration of member’s proposal on setting up an EU and defence policy committee, A 1764/presidium, new proposal

10.2 Consideration of member’s proposal on closer Nordic co-operation in North America, A 1718/presidium

10.3 Consideration of member’s proposal on finding solutions based on negotiation and compromise to the Catalan crisis which is testing Europe, A 1765/presidium

10.4 Consideration of member’s proposal on closer Nordic co-operation on cyber defence, A 1744/presidium

17:00 - 17:30
11. Nordic identity

11.1 Consideration of member’s proposal on flying the Nordic flag and the national flags on Nordic Day (23 March), A 1766/presidium, new proposal

11.2 Presidium proposal on reforms to language use in the Nordic Council, A 1767/presidium

17:30 - 18:00
12. Sustainable Development

12.1 Consideration of member’s proposal on a Nordic approach to the EU and forestry policy, A 1745/sustainable

12.2 Committee proposal on the voice of the Nordic Region in the negotiations of the global UN agreement on biodiversity, A 1776/sustainable

01.11.18

08:30 - 10:00
13. New members’ proposals

13.1 Member’s proposal to strengthen the Nordic environmental funding instrument, A 1783/sustainable, (Centre Group)

13.2 Member's proposal on the electrification of the Nordic Region, 1775 A/growth, (Social Democratic Group)

13.3 Member’s proposal on Nordic police co-operation on cyber crime and forensic work, A 1784/presidium, (Conservative Group)

13.4 Member's proposal on allowing sexual minorities to donate blood, A 1788/welfare, (Nordic Green Left)

13,5 Member's proposal on Nordic crisis management, A 1782/presidium, (Nordic Freedom)

13.6 Member's proposal on closer co-operation on civil rights, A 1790/welfare, (Centre Group)

13.7 Member's proposal on the Nordic Region taking a lead in sustainable aquaculture and maritime economy, A 1772/sustainable, (Social Democratic Group)

13.8 Member's proposal for closer control of vessels in Nordic ports, alcohol tests and safety on board, A 1786/growth, (Conservative Group)

13.9 Member's proposal on not deporting to dangerous countries, A 1787/welfare, (Nordic Green Left)

13.10 Member's proposal on pilot training, A 1785/growth, (Nordic Freedom)

13:11 Member's proposal on Nordic roaming covering the Faroe Islands and Greenland,A 1780/growth, (Centre Group)

13.12 Member proposal on making the Nordic Region a pioneer in counteracting exclusion, A 1774/welfare, (Social Democratic Group)

13:13 Member's proposal on a Nordic committee for ethical approval of clinical research, A 1791/culture (Conservative Group)

13:14 Member's proposal on phasing out the extraction of fossil fuels in the Nordic Region, A 1789/sustainable, (Nordic Green Left)

13.15 Member's proposal on climate-smart building in the Nordic Region, A 1781/sustainable, (Centre Group)

13.16 Member's proposal on launching Play Nordic, A 1777/culture, (Social Democratic Group)

13:17 Member's proposal on planning for health care in civil defence forces, A1792/welfare, (The Conservative group)

13.18 Member's proposal on Nordic co-operation on carbon sinks to improve the efficiency of climate work, A 1773/sustainable, (Social Democratic Group)

13.19 Member's proposal on Arctic tourist cluster, A 1778/growth, (Social Democratic Group)

13.20 Member's proposal on a nil vision for fire deaths, A 1779/presidium, (Social Democratic Group)

13.21 Member's proposal on electrification of shipping and terminals, A 1771/growth, (Social Democratic Group)

10:00 - 10:30
14. Culture

14.1 Consideration of member’s proposal on reviewing the opportunities for establishing a Nordic PhD programme, A 1760/culture

14.2 Consideration of members’ proposal on eco-labelling of food, handicrafts and design, A 1736/culture

10:30 - 11:00
15. Legislation and freedom of movement

15.1 Consideration of members’ proposal on initiating Nordic evaluations of the consequences of EU legislation processes, A 1743/presidium

15.2 Consideration of members’ proposal on setting up national advisory committees on freedom of movement in the Nordic countries, A 1733/growth

11:00 - 11:30
16. The Labour Market

16.1 Consideration of member’s proposal on good working conditions in shipping, A 1769/growth

16.2 Consideration of member’s proposal on a joint Nordic aviation policy, A 1716/growth, reservation

12:30 - 14:00
17. Welfare

17.1 Consideration of Council of Ministers’ proposal on the programme for Nordic co-operation on gender equality 2019–2022, b326/welfare, reservation

17.2 Gender equality report 2018, Document 13/2018

17.3 Consideration of members’ proposal on extending equal pay certification, A 1735/welfare, reservation 1, reservation 2

17.4 Report on Nordic co-operation on health and social affairs 2018, Document 12/2018

17.5 Consideration of member’s proposal on closer co-operation between the Nordic health services, A 1752/welfare

17.6 Consideration of member’s proposal on compulsory mediation when couples who have children who are still minors separate, A 1734/welfare

14:00 - 14:30
18. The Nordic Council’s internal affairs and reports

18.1 Control Committee report on activities in 2018, Document 19/2018

18.2 Consideration of the Danish National Audit Office’s report to the Nordic Council on the accounts of the Nordic Council for 2017, C 4/2018/cc

18.3 Consideration of the Danish National Audit Office’s report to the Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers on the Nordic Council of Ministers’ activities for 2017, C 3/2018/cc

18.4 Consideration of the Danish National Audit Office’s report to the Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers on the activities of the Nordic Cultural Fund in 2017, C 5/2018/cc

18.5 Nordic Council Annual Report 2017, Document 1/2018

18.6 Presidium proposal for changes to the Nordic Council rules of procedure, A 1770/presidium

18.7 Recommendations and internal resolutions considered and adopted in 2018, Document 16/2018

 

 

14:30 - 14:45
19. Elections 2019

19.1 Election of the President and Vice-President of the Nordic Council

19.2 Election of chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of the Nordic Council committees and the Control Committee

19.3 Election of members of the Nordic Council Presidium and committees

19.4 Elections to the board of the Nordic Culture Fund 2019–2020

14:45 - 14:55
20. Programme for the Nordic Council 2019

20.1 Address by the President-elect outlining the programme for the Swedish Presidency 2019

14:55 - 15:00
21. Closing of the Session

21.1 Announcement of date and venue of the next Session

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Rekommandationsoversigt 2018

Oversigt over Nordisk Råds rekommandationer vedtaget i løbet af 2018

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Islands formandskabsprogram
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Eva Kjer Hansen, Nordisk Samarbejdsminister, Nordisk Råds Session 2018
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Britt Lundberg, Pressekonference i Vandrehallen, Nordisk Råds Session 2018
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