Month: November 2013

Nordic Cooperation

Nordic Cooperation – Event Details Nordic Co-operation   Members Restaurant Scottish Parliament 5th November 6-8.30pm   Hosted by Helen Eadie MSP  Chaired by journalist and NH Director Lesley Riddoch  Speakers: Johan Strang of the Helsinki-based Centre for Nordic Studies and author of the Nordic Communities report describing a “third Nordic Golden Age” and Mary Hilson author of The Nordic Model from UCL London. The Nordic Council was set up in 1952 – a few short years after Iceland declared independence from Denmark, and Finland backed the ill-fated German invasion of Russia whilst two Nordic neighbours endured Nazi occupation. No-one would have blamed the Nordic nations for being huffy with one another. But they weren’t. The five Nordic defence ministers already co-operate on Scheng...Read More

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