Nordic Council


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Nordic Council

An international organization consisting of Scandinavian and Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, as well as their autonomous territories. It maintains a common labor market and freedom of movement for all Nordic citizens. It was established in 1952.
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The Nordic Council (established in 1952) is a forum of interparliamentary cooperation.
2010) (noting the Nordic Council suggested a nuclear weapon free zone in the Arctic as early as 1993).
Discussions on how to firm-up cooperation and close existing loopholes vulnerable to launderers were confirmed on May 18 when Icelander Helgi Hjorvar, president of the Nordic Council (the NCM's parliamentary wing), met for talks with the NCM's Copenhagen-based Tax Evasion and Money Laundering Coordinating Unit (TEMLU).
A report, entitled The European Union and the Arctic', ordered by the Nordic Council, states that it is "clear that the situation requires as a minimum a more systematic, proactive EU approach" for the Arctic in all pertinent policies, both for Arctic and non-Arctic member states.
Created in 1989 by the Nordic Council of Ministers and part of the Global Ecolabel Network, the endorsement signifies a company has environmentally sustainable products.
Salmond's alliance would be similar to the Nordic Council, which sees Norway, Iceland, Denmark and Sweden cooperate with each other.
The Ministry of Social Affairs and the Nordic Council of Ministers initiated in May 2004 a public awareness project called, "Drugs, Prostitution, and Trafficking from a Gender Perspective," which demonstrated the correlation of these issues.
The Nordic Council of Ministers has said that the Nordic telecommunications report will be released in Copenhagen, Denmark on 18 October 2004.
The Nordic Music Information Centres are linked together by NOMUS, the Nordic Music Committee, a subcommittee of the Nordic Council of Ministers.
The candidates for the Nordic Council literature prize 2004 have been announced.
This was indeed the core of a seminar I was invited to participate in by the Nordic Council for Africa--an excellent institution which has distinguished itself with its original and often profound research in matters African.
Perspectives of Equality: Work, Women, and Family in the Nordic Countries and EU (Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers, 2000)
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