Minister Thomas Blomqvist to attend a meeting of Ministers for Nordic Cooperation

Minister Thomas Blomqvist to attend a meeting of Ministers for Nordic Cooperation

Minister for Nordic Cooperation Thomas Blomqvist will attend a video conference of Ministers for Nordic Cooperation on 23 June 2020.

The Ministers will discuss the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Nordic cooperation and the common path forward. In addition, the Ministers will discuss the budget and multi-annual action plan of the Nordic Council of Ministers as well as the integration of equality, sustainable development and the perspective of children and young people in all cooperation. The agenda also includes the financing of international cooperation by the Council of Ministers.

The pre-planned meeting will be held as a video conference due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Ministers for Nordic Cooperation have also held two extraordinary video conferences during the pandemic. Finland will hold the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers next year.

Inquiries: Johan Schalin, Chief of the Secretariat for Nordic Cooperation, tel. +358 295 351 781.

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