The Nordic House in the Faroe Islands celebrates 40th anniversary

The Nordic House in the Faroe Islands is celebrating its 40th anniversary on 8 May. The Nordic House in the Faroe Islands is the largest cultural producer in the Faroe Islands and plays a major role both in the islands’ cultural scene and for Nordic cultural co-operation in general. The Nordic House is one of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ five institutions around the Nordic Region that presents art and culture from across the region.

Language is the key to society, and society is the key to language!

We must invest more in language teaching for children with a different linguistic and cultural background in the Nordic countries. This was the conclusion that Nordic ministers for education reached during their discussions on the importance of education for inclusion and development.

The Nordics will jointly participate at Expo 2025 in Osaka, Japan

The Nordics will participate at Expo 2025 Osaka with a joint Nordic pavilion. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden are joining hands and aim to strengthen ties with Japan and Japanese companies. The project is now kicking off with a building tender.

Agreement on initiatives in budget for 2024 in place

An agreement has been reached between the Nordic Council of Ministers and the Nordic Council on the initiatives in the budget for 2024. The Presidium of the Nordic Council adopted the text of the agreement in March, which has today been adopted by the Ministers for Nordic Co-operation.

Climate change adaptation: A matter of security

The Nordic Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, NOCCA, which took place last week in Reykjavík, focused on adaptation in cities and municipalities in the Nordic countries through the presentation of experiences from across the region.

Nordic Council Presidium to meet European Parliament

The Russian invasion of Ukraine, the green transition, the role of vocational education in the labour market of the future and the struggle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria are some of the issues the Nordic Council Presidium will discuss with EU parliamentarians in Strasbourg, 19–20 April.