Nordic information days held in January in Viljandi and Narva

16.01.2017 |

The Nordic Council of Ministers offers various support options to encourage cooperations between Nordic countries and the best way to find out more is to attend their annual Information days on the 17th and 18th January.

The Nordic Information days offer state officials, education workers, NGO representatives and those working in cultural development the chance to explore regional opportunities. Held across two days, the events will provide attendees with information on the following:

  • Nordic Council of Ministers’ support programmes offered to public sector, NGO and cultural development groups and initiatives.
  • Details on the conditions attached to support applications.
  • The support application process.
  • The Nordic Council of Ministers and its plans for 2017

Advisors from the Nordic Council of Ministers will be on hand to provide practical and specific advice on what kind of support is available. Pre-reading for interested parties is available on the website for the Nordic Council of Ministers office in Estonia. Some of the services that attendees can access information and advice on are as follows:

Mobility Programme for Public Administration / Mobility Programme for Culture / Nordic Culture Fund / Culture and Art Programme / Children and Youth Programme / NORDBUK / Nordic-Baltic Grant Programme for NGOs / Programme for NGOs in the Baltic Sea Region / Education Programme / Nordplus 

The first day will be held from 11:30 to 14:00 on 17 January at Viljandi County Government (Vabaduse plats 2). This event will be in Estonian and English. The second day will be held from 11:30 to 14:00 on 18 January at the University of Tartu Narva College (Raekoja plats 2). This event will be in Estonian, Russian and English. Attendance to the information days is free but attendees must register in advance by 16th January for the Viljandi day and by 17th January for the Narva day.

The Nordic Information Days will be held on January 17th and 18th in Viljandi and Narva, Estonia. You can read more about Nordic Council of Minister’s Office in Estonia on their website.  

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