Posts tagged as Nordic

Baltic and Nordic foreign ministers agree to continue cooperation on climate change

Friday, September 13, 2019

On Wednesday and Thursday, in Borgarnes (Iceland), the Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics took part in the annual meeting of the Baltic and Nordic (NB8) Foreign Ministers, LETA was informed by the Foreign Ministry. During the meetings, Rinkevics expressed the view that, being aware of the importance of climate change, the EU should present itself as a leader setting ambitious goals in climate change mitigation. The ministers agreed on the…

Estonian formin to attend meeting of Nordic, Baltic formins in Iceland

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu is to attend a meeting of Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers (NB8) in Borgarnes, Iceland, on Wednesday and Thursday. The main items on the agenda of the two-day meeting include the state of the Arctic and oceans, rule of law, security issues, cyber and hybrid threats and climate change, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. Reinsalu is also scheduled to meet with his Icelandic counterpart…

Estonian formin to attend meeting of Nordic, Baltic formins in Iceland

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu is to attend a meeting of Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers (NB8) in Borgarnes, Iceland, on Wednesday and Thursday. The main items on the agenda of the two-day meeting include the state of the Arctic and oceans, rule of law, security issues, cyber and hybrid threats and climate change, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. Reinsalu is also scheduled to meet with his Icelandic counterpart Gudlaugur Thor…

Plant health laboratories of Nordic, Baltic countries exchanging experiences

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Workers from the plant health laboratories of the Nordic and Baltic countries and Poland are meeting at the Estonian Agricultural Research Center in Saku not far from Tallinn on Wednesday and Thursday to exchange experiences. The host of the once-yearly meeting is the Estonian Agricultural Research Center, which set off the tradition of such meetings 13 years ago. “Estonia is a participant in international trade, therefore we must take into…

Baltic, Nordic, Visegrad formins to meet in Palanga to discuss security

Monday, April 1, 2019

The foreign ministers of the Baltic, Nordic and Visegrad countries are meeting in Lithuania’s western resort town of Palanga for their annual meeting on Monday. The ministers of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary will discuss the security situation, international tendencies and challenges, Lithuania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The working lunch will focus on the European agenda. It’s the seventh…

Nordic countries should establish new kind of union

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Estonia is one of the countries of the Nordic region that should establish a union of a new kind and serve as a modern champion of ties in relations with the United States, a report by the Nordic West Office think tank whose compilation was led by former Estonian president Toomas Hendrik Ilves suggests. According to the report, the classical Nordic countries, which apart from Scandinavian nations and Iceland would…

Baltic, Nordic countries to increase energy-related research cooperation

Monday, October 1, 2018

The Baltic countries and the Nordic Council of Ministers are to start research cooperation in the field of energy, while the budget of the four-year project is 2.4 million euros. The Nordic-Baltic Energy Conference that took place in the Hilton Hotel in Tallinn on Thursday and Friday ended with Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson and CEO of Nordic Energy Research Hans Jorgen Koch signing the new…