The decisions made at the 74th Session of the Nordic Council

The annual Session of the Nordic Council ended with votes on 24 proposals, which were presented in plenary debates by the Presidium of the Nordic Council and the four committees: The Committee for Welfare in the Nordic Region, the Committee for a Sustainable Nordic Region, the Committee for Knowledge and Culture in the Nordic Region, and the Committee for Growth and Development in the Nordic Region. 

Read more about the proposals and considerations

6. Foreign policy

6.1 Consideration of member’s proposal for Nordic co-operation on the Western Sahara

Presidium consideration JA (JAA) 

6.2. Consideration of member’s proposal for a student exchange programme for Belarusian students

Presidium consideration JA (JAA)

 

 

11. Nordic Council of Ministers’ budget

11.1. Consideration of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ proposal for the Nordic Council of Ministers’ budget for 2023

Presidium consideration JA (JAA)

 

 

15. Knowledge and culture in the Nordic Region

15.1. Committee proposal on research policy report

Committee proposal JA (JAA)

15.2. Consideration of member’s proposal on friendship schools and friendships between educational institutions

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

15.3. Consideration of Nordic Council of Ministers’ proposal for a new programme period for Nordplus for 2023 to 2027

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

15.4. Consideration of member’s proposal on the creation of a Nordic centre for musical talent

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

15.5. Consideration of member’s proposal on strengthening the Nordic perspective in teacher training

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

15.6. Consideration of member’s proposal on tomorrow’s circular libraries

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

15.7. Consideration of member’s proposal on anti-racist curricula

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

 

 

16. Welfare in the Nordic Region, cont.

16.1. Consideration of member’s proposal on a human-rights-based narcotics policy in the Nordic Region

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

16.2. Consideration of member’s proposal on aesthetic injections and other surgical cosmetic procedures

Social Democratic Group consideration JA (JAA)

16.3. Consideration of member’s proposal for the reduction of the number of children and young people growing up in persistent low-income circumstances

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

16.4. Consideration of member’s proposal for Nordic co-operation on the post-viral illness long-covid

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

 

 

17. Growth and development in the Nordic Region

17.1. Consideration of member’s proposal on a certification scheme for sustainable tourism

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

17.2. Consideration of member’s proposal on the electrification of shipping and ports

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

 

 

18. A sustainable Nordic Region

18.1. Consideration of member’s proposal on ecocide legislation

Extraordinary vote. Return to committee JA (JAA)

18.2. Consideration of member’s proposal for Nordic co-operation to control invasive species

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

18.3. Consideration of member’s proposal to make the Nordic Region a leader in Europe in the capture, transport and storage of CO2 (CCS)

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

18.4. Committee proposal on the establishment of Nordic and national Youth Climate Councils

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

18.5. Consideration of member’s proposal on Swan labelling of packaging

Committee consideration JA (JAA)

 

 

19. Presidium

19.1 – Consideration of member’s proposal on the Nordic Council of Ministers’ financial statements

Presidium consideration JA (JAA)

19.2. Consideration of member’s proposal for national anchoring of Nordic co-operation

Presidium consideration JA (JAA)