News

06.11.2013.

Nordic Council of Ministers is looking for a Senior Adviser to run the Secretariat of NDPC

• providing assistance to the Chair of the NDPC Steering Committee; among other activities with the preparation and follow up of the Steering Committee´s meetings and decisions • creating links between the...

08.10.2013.

Marta Zarinas-Gelze wins Nordic-Baltic food waste competition

The winner of the Nordic-Baltic poster competition was new latvian designer Marta Zarina-Gelze. Dagfinn Høybråten, the Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers, awarded first prize for the Nordic...

16.09.2013.

Artists against food waste

The 15 finalists in the Nordic-Baltic ad competition on food waste have been chosen. Almost half the entire food supply in the world is wasted between the farm and the fork. A third of all food actually prod...

15.09.2013.

Father – big, strong and sweet

«Sweet, cool, very big and working all the time,» such are the most popular answers given by the Latvian 5-7 year-olds in a survey done by the Latvian NGO «Centrs Dardedze», which has launched a new series o...

17.07.2013.

Nordic photographers exhibit in Riga

From 12 August until 12 September, the Latvian capital of Riga will for the first time host an exhibition by internationally acclaimed photographers Anders Petersén (Sweden) and Jacob Aue Sobol (Denmark). Th...

05.06.2013.

Call for creative minds to fight food waste

On 5 June 2013, the United Nations in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers will launch an ad/poster competition on food waste: the Think.Eat.Save - Nordic-Baltic Ad Competition. In this compet...

20.05.2013.

New Realities - New Opportunities

15th Baltic Development Forum Summit will take place 29-30 May 2013 in Riga, Latvia and will be organized by the Baltic Development Forum and the Government of the Republic of Latvia. The Baltic Sea Region i...

10.05.2013.

An international conference on integration

Every year poses challenges to Europe – to politicians, social workers, historians, academics and of course, our citizenry, with different backgrounds. Can we meet those challenges, and can we say that we li...

18.04.2013.

Nordic Style will be back on the air

Starting April 15 the weekly Television Magazine Nordic Way/ Ziemeļu Puse will be back on the air for the sixth season. This time hosts Gustavs and Marta will explore the delicate topic of gender equality. T...

13.03.2013.

Baltic Bubble Riga 2013

Choreographers, dancers, teaching staff, producers and other contemporary dance professionals from Baltic countries will participate in Baltic Bubble Riga 2013 programme which will take place in Riga during ...