Föreningarna Nordens Förbund (FNF)

Federation of Norden Associations
Föreningarna Nordens Förbund
Pohjola Norden Yhdistysten Liitto (NYL)
Samband Norraenu Felaganna

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History

History 16 July 1965, Reykjavik (Iceland), at 1st Congress, as a coordinating organ to interlink the various national Norden associations which had previously worked together informally. The latter were set up: 1919 in Denmark, Norway and Sweden; 1922 in Iceland; 1924 in Finland and the Faeroes; an associations was subsequently set up in Åland, 1970, and in Greenland, 1986. The Confederation was originally a Consultative Group of Nordic Cooperatives -- Nordiska Kooperativa Samrådsgruppen. Joint platform adopted 1966; revised 1973 and 1997. Also previously referred to in English as: League of Norden Associations; Union of Nordic Associations; Confederation of Norden Associations.

Aims

Develop and integrate Nordic cooperation within all sectors of society; expand cultural, social, political and economic contacts between Nordic peoples; initiate programmes of information on Nordic cooperation; increase knowledge of neighbouring countries within the region.

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Activities

Networking/liaising.

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Languages

Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 8 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

D1244

Last News Received

10. Oct 2018
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