Nordic countries discuss post-pandemic reset for emergency & crisis cooperation
- What can the Nordic Region learn from the coronavirus crisis, and how can co-operation be strengthened going forwards?
- Those are the main topics up for discussion when the Nordic Council gathers in Copenhagen today.
- Council President Bertel Haarder of Denmark tells Swedish Radio News that he is “hoping for a new chapter in Nordic co-operation”.
For more on why emergency preparedness, crisis management and a new Nordic emergency preparedness unit are on this week’s Nordic Council agenda, listen to Radio Sweden’s full report.
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