Agenda

02.11.21

14:15 - 15:15

2.
Statement from the ministers for foreign affairs

14:15 - 15:15

2.1.
Statement from the ministers for foreign affairs (oral), Document 8/2021

15:15 - 16:15

3.
Foreign policy

15:15 - 16:15

3.5.
Vote

16:15 - 17:00

4.
Report by the ministers for defence

16:15 - 17:00

4.1.
Statement from the ministers for defence (oral), Document 9/2021

17:30 - 18:15

6.
Proposals from the Ministers for Nordic Co-operation

11:30 - 12:00

6.1.
Consideration of the Council of Ministers’ proposal on the Nordic Council of Ministers’ budget for 2022, B314/presidium

11:30 - 12:00

6.2.
Vote

03.11.21

10:00 - 11:15

9.
Comprehensive Security in the Nordic Region

17:00 - 18:15

9.2.
Consideration of member’s proposal on tightened Nordic security against cyber attacks, A 1885/presidium

17:00 - 18:15

9.3.
Consideration of member’s proposal on Nordic emergency preparedness co-operation, A 1866/presidium

17:00 - 18:15

9.4.
Consideration of member’s proposal on the establishment of prime ministerial consultation and a crisis preparedness committee, A 1883/presidium

17:00 - 18:15

9.5.
Consideration of member’s proposal on Nordic emergency preparedness storage facilities for use in crises, A 1882/presidium

17:00 - 18:15

9.6.
Consideration of member’s proposal for Nordic vaccine production, A 1871/welfare

17:00 - 18:15

9.7.
Vote

11:15 - 12:00

10.
Question time with the Ministers for Nordic Co-operation

14:00 - 14:20

11.
International guest speaker, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

15:00 - 17:00

13.
Nordic Summit with the prime ministers

15:00 - 17:00

13.1.
Debate paper for the Nordic Council summit, Document 4/2021

17:00 - 17:15

14.
Norway’s programme for the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2022

17:00 - 17:15

14.1.
The Norwegian Prime Minister’s presentation of the Programme for the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2022, Document 15/2021

04.11.21

08:45 - 09:30

15.
First debate on new members’ proposals

08:45 - 09:30

15.1.
Member’s proposal on a certification scheme for sustainable tourism, A 1893/growth, tabled by the Social Democrat Group

08:45 - 09:30

15.2.
Member’s proposal on the approval of student discounts on trips throughout the Nordic Region, A 1891/growth, tabled by the Centre Group

08:45 - 09:30

15.3.
Member’s proposal on a Nordic digital payment platform for use within and between the Nordic countries, A 1897/growth, tabled by the Conservative Group

08:45 - 09:30

15.4.
Member’s proposal on a human-rights-based narcotics policy in the Nordic Region, A 1896/welfare, tabled by the Nordic Green Left

08:45 - 09:30

15.5.
Member’s proposal on friendship schools and friendships between educational institutions, A 1880/culture, tabled by Nordic Freedom

08:45 - 09:30

15.6.
Vote

09:00 - 09:45

16.
Welfare in the Nordic Region

09:00 - 09:45

16.1.
Council of ministers’ statement on Nordic co-operation on health and social affairs

09:00 - 09:45

16.2.
Consideration of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ co-operation programme for the labour market for 2022 to 2024, B337/growth

09:00 - 09:45

16.3.
Consideration of member’s proposal on increased co-operation between Nordic embassies to help children and young people subject to honour-related violence return home, A 1816/welfare

09:00 - 09:45

16.4.
Vote

10:15 - 11:00

17.
Working Life in the Nordic Region

09:45 - 10:30

17.1.
Council of ministers’ statement on the Nordic project on the future of the labour market 2017-2021

09:45 - 10:30

17.2.
Consideration of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ co-operation programme for the labour market for 2022 to 2024, B337/growth

09:45 - 10:30

17.3.
Committee proposal on the future of work in the Nordic Region, A 1869/growth

09:45 - 10:30

17.4.
Vote

11:00 - 11:45

18.
Growth and development in the Nordic Region

10:30 - 11:15

18.1.
Consideration of member’s proposal on 5% bio jet fuel in the Nordic Region, A 1867/growth Reservation

10:30 - 11:15

18.2.
Consideration of member’s proposal on Nordic banking services in real time, A 1864/growth

10:30 - 11:15

18.3.
Consideration of member’s proposal on state aid rules in the Nordic Region, A 1800/growth

10:30 - 11:15

18.4.
Vote

11:45 - 12:30

19.
Knowledge and Culture in the Nordic Region

11:15 - 12:00

19.1.
Committee proposal on digital solutions in education, A 1861/culture

11:15 - 12:00

19.2.
Committee proposal on an increased focus on the Nordic Region in schools, A 1888/culture

11:15 - 12:00

19.3.
Consideration of member’s proposal on reducing geoblocking, A 1865/culture

11:15 - 12:00

19.4.
Vote

13:30 - 14:15

20.
A sustainable Nordic Region

13:30 - 14:15

20.1.
Committee proposal on the Youth Fund for Biodiversity and Climate, A 1862/sustainability, Reservation

13:30 - 14:15

20.2.
Consideration of member’s proposal on a joint Nordic strategy for decommissioning wind turbines and recycling waste from the wind turbine industry, A 1852/sustainability

13:30 - 14:15

20.3.
Committee proposal on a joint Nordic final repository for NORM waste, A 1860/sustainability

13:30 - 14:15

20.4.
Vote

14:15 - 15:15

21.
The Nordic Council’s internal affairs

14:15 - 15:15

21.1.
Presidium proposal on the Nordic Council EU office, A 1844/presidium

14:15 - 15:15

21.2.
Consideration of member’s proposal on Sami representation in the Nordic Council, A 1870/presidium

14:15 - 15:15

21.3.
Changes to the Nordic Council’s Rules of Procedure 2021, A 1887/presidium

14:15 - 15:15

21.4.
Consideration of member’s proposal on contract interpretation in Nordic law, A 1829/presidium

14:15 - 15:15

21.5.
Vote

15:15 - 15:30

22.
Nordic Council reports

15:15 - 15:30

22.1.
Control Committee’s report on activities in 2021, Document 18/2021

15:15 - 15:30

22.2.
Consideration of the National Audit Office’s report to the Nordic Council on the audited accounts of the Nordic Council’s activities 2020, C 3/2021

15:15 - 15:30

22.3.
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 2020, C 4/2021/cc

15:15 - 15:30

22.4.
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 2020, C 5/2021/cc

15:15 - 15:30

22.5.
Nordic Council Annual Report 2020, Document 1/2021

15:15 - 15:30

22.7.
Vote

15:30 - 15:45

23.
Elections 2021

15:30 - 15:45

23.1.
Election of the President and Vice-President of the Nordic Council, Document 19/2021

15:30 - 15:45

23.2.
Election of chairpersons and vice-chairpersons to the Nordic Council’s committees and the Control Committee, Document 19/2021

15:30 - 15:45

23.3.
Election of members to the Nordic Council Presidium and committees, Document 19/2021

15:30 - 15:45

23.4.
Election of the Nordic Investment Bank’s Control Committee, Document 19/2021

15:30 - 15:45

23.5.
Vote

15:45 - 15:55

24.
Finland’s annual programme for the Nordic Council in 2022

15:45 - 15:55

24.1.
Presentation by the president-elect from Finland of the country’s presidency programme for the Nordic Council in 2022, Document 14/2021

15:55 - 16:00

25.
Closing of the Session

15:55 - 16:00

25.1.
Announcement of date and venue of the next Session

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