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Mr. Sivertsen addressed the Nordic Council

The Chair of SCPAR Mr. Eirik Sivertsen addressed the Nordic Council Session in Stockholm October 29 2014


In his intervention today Mr. Sivertsen thanked the Nordic cooperation for its important contributions to the Arctic cooperation. He also underlined that despite the differences the Arctic cooperation has many things to learn from the more established forums of cooperation, like the Nordic Council.

Mr. Sivertsen went on to underline the importance of education for the people to be able to make use of new opportunities. The Arctic cooperation should look to how the Nordic countries have organized their cooperation in education and research to see how the Arctic countries can improve their cooperation in this field.

Read Mr. Sivertsens intervention (in Norwegian).

Wednesday 29 Oct 2014