West-Nordic Foundation

Nordiska Utvecklingsfonden för Västnorden (Vestnordenfonden)
Länsipohjolan Pohjoismainen Kehittämisrahasto
Norourlendski Menninggargrunnurin fyri Utnordur
Norraeni Tróunarsjódurinn fyrir hin Vestlaegu Nordurlönd (Lanasjódur Vesturnordurlanda)
Nunanut Avannarlernut Killernut Tunngatitamik Nunat Avannarliit Ineriartortitsinermut Aninggaasaateqarfiannik

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17 Sep 1987, on coming into force of an agreement signed, 19 Aug 1986, by the governments of the 5 Nordic countries and the Home Governments of the Faeroe Is and Greenland. Commenced operations Nov 1987.


Support development of a comprehensive and competitive economy in the West Nordic countries of Faeroe Is, Greenland and Iceland by providing loans, grants and guarantees to projects in connection with or for the benefit of small and medium enterprises; by this means encourage industrial and technical cooperation within the region and with other Nordic countries.


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Board of Directors of 7 members representing each of the 5 Nordic governments as well as the Faeroese and Greenland governments. Members from the Faeroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland form an advisory group. General Manager.


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GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



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