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Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection

NordenBladet – The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (Swedish: Säkerhets- och integritetsskyddsnämnden) is a Swedish administrative authority sorting under the Ministry of Justice responsible for supervising law enforcement agencies’ use of secret surveillance techniques, assumed identities and other

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Chancellor of Justice (Sweden, Finland, Estonia) – History and Duties

NordenBladet – The Chancellor of Justice is a government official found in some northern European countries, broadly responsible for supervising the lawfulness of government actions. History In 1713, the Swedish King Charles XII, preoccupied with fighting the Great Northern War,

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Parliamentary Ombudsman (Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway) – Jurisdiction, Sanctions, History and Legacy

NordenBladet – Parliamentary Ombudsman (Finnish: Eduskunnan oikeusasiamies, Swedish: Riksdagens ombudsman, Icelandic: Umboðsmaður Alþingis, Danish: Folketingets Ombudsmand, Norwegian: Sivilombudsmannen) is the name of the principal ombudsman institutions in Finland, in Iceland, in Denmark, in Sweden (where the term Justice Ombudsman –

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What is Swedish National Audit Office (Swedish NAO)?

NordenBladet – The Swedish National Audit Office (Swedish: Riksrevisionen) is the agency responsible for oversight of the state finances through financial and performance-based audits of state agencies, state-owned companies and the Government of Sweden. It serves directly under the Riksdag*

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The Royal Danish House’s Annual Report 2017

NordenBladet – Today, the annual report on the Royal Danish House’s activities in 2017 is released. As is shown by the annual report, there was a deficit of 2.8 million DKK in 2017. The result is carried over to net

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Tørnæs grants DKK 730m to the crisis in Syria

NordenBladet — The conflict in Syria has recently entered its eight year, and, according to the UN, more than 12 million people have been forced to flee, either internally or to the neighboring countries. The need for humanitarian aid and

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World Economic Forum & Denmark launch unique partnership in San Francisco to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution

NordenBladet — The ambitious new agreement, which is the first of its kind between the World Economic Forum (WEF) and any European country, will be signed on 24 April by Denmark’s Tech Ambassador and the newly established WEF Center for

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Soini: Young people’s participation in peace processes to be ensured

NordenBladet — United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Jayathma Wickramanayake will visit Finland from 25 to 27 April. On Thursday 26 April, she will attend a visit to Helsinki Senior High School together with Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini

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Brussels Syria Conference to reaffirm assistance to people affected by the crisis

NordenBladet — Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini together with representatives of the international community will attend the Brussels Conference on “Supporting the Future of Syria and the region” from 24 to 25 April. The Conference aims to support the

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Denmark: HM The Queen’s sepulchral monument is now set up at Roskilde Cathedral

NordenBladet – Her Majesty’s sepulchral monument is now set up and stands in Saint Bridget’s Chapel at Roskilde Cathedral. Here, The Queen will be laid to rest alongside nearly 40 Danish kings and queens from the early Middle Ages until

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Denmark strengthens the collaboration with The World Bank in order to promote digital gains for developing countries

NordenBladet — Digital technology is a decisive medium in order to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals. For this reason, the collaboration between Denmark and The World Bank within digitization and development is being enhanced. Minister for Development Ulla Tørnæs

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Sweden: The King presents the Young Leadership Foundation’s Compass Rose Scholarships to young leaders

NordenBladet — On Monday 16 April, The King presented the Compass Rose Scholarship to four young leaders who have demonstrated extraordinary courage, consideration and energy. During the ceremony, young leaders who have completed Value-Based Leadership training also received diplomas from

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Ministers Virolainen and Tiilikainen to join the discussion on energy transition possibilities

NordenBladet — A delegation of directors and experts from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will visit Helsinki next week. They will also meet with Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Anne-Mari Virolainen and Minister of the Environment, Energy and

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Denmark: The Crown Prince opens Denmark’s exhibition at Beijing Design Week

NordenBladet – His Royal Highness The Crown Prince visits China’s capital Beijing the days of 26-28 September 2018. The Crown Prince will take part in the opening of Denmark’s exhibition at Beijing Design Week, which is being carried out as

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Sweden: The King holds an audience with India’s Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi at the Royal Palace of Stockholm

NordenBladet — On Tuesday 17 April, The King held an audience with India’s Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. The Crown Princess also took part in the audience. During his visit to Sweden, the Prime

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Minister Virolainen to attend meetings of World Bank Group in Washington

NordenBladet — Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Anne-Mari Virolainen will attend the spring meeting of the World Bank Group and a meeting of the joint Development Committee of the International Monetary Fund IMF and the World Bank in Washington

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