Nordiska Samarbetsorganet för Handikappfrågor (NSH)

Nordic Cooperation on Disability
Pohjoismainen Vammaisasiain Yhteistyölin

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1 Jan 1980, with the title Nordic Committee on Disability -- Comité nordique pour les questions relatives aux handicapés -- Nordiska Nämnden för Handikappfrågor (NNH) -- Pohjoismainen Vammaisasiain Lautakunta, after operating for a trial period from 1976 to 1979. Current name adopted 1 Jan 1998. Previously also sometimes referred to by acronym NCD. A permanent Nordic institution and a coordinating and joint cooperative body under D-XD4238 - Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM). Ceased to exist when merged with H-XD3066 - Nordic Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research (NAD), U-XK0907 - Nordic Educational Programme for the Development of Social Services and U-XF1370 - Nordisk Uddannelsescenter for Døvblindepersonale (NUD) into D-XM3843 - Nordens välfärdscenter (NVC), 1 Jan 2009.


Promote Nordic cooperation on disability issues and in utilizing all the competence in the field; promote exchange of information. By these means, contribute to the achievement of national aims for equality and full participation in society for persons with disabilities.


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