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Foreign Minister Soini opens Finland 100 gala concert in Berlin

NordenBladet —  On Monday 27 November, Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini will visit Berlin, where he will hold a keynote speech at a gala concert in honour of the centenary of Finland’s independence, which will be held at the

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Finland’s #checkout247 live broadcast to reveal glorious tedium of a supermarket checkout

NordenBladet —  Far from boring, this phenomenon that makes the mundane mindful is now going global. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland is launching a slow-TV phenomenon, with a 12-hour-long livestream of unedited footage of the checkout counter of

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Samuelsen New Neighbourhood Programme

NordenBladet — The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Anders Samuelsen, has approved a new five year Neighbourhood Programme for Ukraine and Georgia. The Neighbourhood Programme supports Denmark’s foreign policy priority of a peaceful and stable Europe. The programme will focus on

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State Secretary Marit Berger Røsland has been appointed Minister of EEA and EU Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

NordenBladet – In a session of the Council of State 20 October, the King has made changes in the Norwegian Government. State Secretary Marit Berger Røsland has been appointed Minister of EEA and EU Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign

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Ine Eriksen Søreide has been appointed as new Minister of Foreign Affairs

NordenBladet – In a session of the Council of State of 20 October, the King has made changes in the Norwegian Government. Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide has been appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs. he is the first woman

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Presidents of European Supreme Judicial Courts to Convene in Estonia

NordenBladet — On Thursday and Friday, Tallinn will host a meeting of the Presidents of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European Union Member States. The central focus will be on ensuring the separation of powers. The Presidents of the

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Nordic culture week in Ida-Viru county 2017

NordenBladet —  Being held from 9-15 October, Nordic Culture Week invites everyone to discover Nordic culture and society! The week will add more than 20 events to the cultural calendar of Narva and Ida-Viru County this autumn, from great jazz

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Court competition invites students to administer justice

NordenBladet — From today until 10 November, students in Grades 9 to 12 will have the chance to take on the role of a Justice Administrator and to solve cases like those that judges must address on a daily basis.

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Joint action needed today to avoid the wars of tomorrow

NordenBladet — Last year, more countries were experiencing violent conflict than in nearly 30 years. In many cases we didn’t fail to see the conflicts coming – we failed to respond in time. It is time to step up. We

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Denmark number one in development cooperation

NordenBladet – The index ranks 27 of the world’s richest countries in terms of efforts to generate development in poor countries. The ranking is based on the assessment of seven policy areas: development assistance, trade, finance, migration, technology, security and

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Swedish Institute Sustainability Forum 2017

NordenBladet — Would you like to develop tangible solutions to challenges in your region, industry or organisation and work in partnership with others? Then you should apply to attend the Swedish Institute Sustainability Forum (SISF) in Sweden 20-22 November “Let’s

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Common Declaration in support of Baltic Pride 2017

NordenBladet — 7On the occasion of Baltic Pride 2017, taking place in Tallinn from the 6th to the 9 th of July, we express our support for efforts to enhance the promotion and protection of the human rights of Lesbian,

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Denmark and Georgia mark 25 years of diplomatic relations

NordenBladet — On the occasion of 25 years of diplomatic relations between Denmark and Georgia, the two countries have issued a joint declaration which underlines the good relations and commitment to continued close cooperation. Georgia is a prioritised country within

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Denmark names first ever tech ambassador

NordenBladet — Earlier this year, the Danish Foreign Minister announced that Denmark would appoint an ambassador for technology and digitization (‘tech ambassador’), the very first of its kind. The tech ambassador is going to lead a new Danish foreign policy

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Broad political support for deployment of Danish soldiers to Estonia in 2018

NordenBladet — Today, a broad majority in the Danish parliament supported the Government’s proposal to deploy about 200 Danish soldiers to NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence in the Baltic States and Poland in 2018. The soldiers will be stationed for 12

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Speech by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at the memorial ceremony at Stockholm City Hall

NordenBladet — On Monday 10 April, the Prime Minister participated in the City of Stockholm’s official ceremony for the victims of 7 April. The ceremony took place at Stockholm City Hall at 12.00. Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Excellencies, Swedes,

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