Children and young people from all over the Nordic region have come together to draw up a resolution on children’s rights. Today, at the Nordic Children’s Forum in UN City Copenhagen, they will present the resolution to ministers, ombudsmen and others involved in work with young people.
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This week the Danish Youth Council met with the Danish Minister for Nordic Co-operation, Mogens Jensen, to discuss Nordic co-operation. If it is up to the minister, it is young people who will be at the heart of the Danish presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2020.
In 2021 Canada and the Nordics will come together in a major cultural initiative initiated by the Nordic culture ministers, Nordic Bridges. We caught up with Iris Nemani, Chief Programming Officer at Harbourfront Centre, on the first of a series of planned visits to the Nordic countries, to ask her how preparations are going and what to expect in 2021.
The ball has been set in motion to give young people throughout the Nordic Region a say in shaping the new global agreement for biodiversity. In early 2020, young people will gather to learn more about biodiversity and agree on their requirements for the international negotiations.
The Nordic culture ministers wish to continue to prioritise film and television. Along with 16 television companies and the region’s five biggest film institutes, they have just entered into a new agreement with Nordisk Film & TV Fond. The agreement – the most comprehensive to date – involves three new partners and will run from January 2020.