The King and Queen and Crown Princess with, from left, Finland’s Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen; Denmark’s Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen; Iceland’s Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir; Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, and Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Energy and Deputy Prime Minister Maud Olofsson. Photo: David Sica/Stella Pictures
The 61st session of the Nordic Council is being held 27-29 October.
The Nordic Council was established in 1952. It has 87 elected members, from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, as well as from the three autonomous regions; the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland.