The Gender Equality Cooperation in Years

In 1974, the Nordic Council of Ministers decided that all Nordic governments should appoint a contact person to interact with the other Nordic governments on gender equality issues. This is considered the start for the Nordic cooeration on gender equality.

You’ll find important years below.

Facts and statistics the Nordic Countries
The new four-year programme for the Nordic gender equality cooperation 2011-2014 is developed during the Danish Presidency. 2010 *
The Council of Ministers for Gender Equality approves a new programme for the Nordic gender equality cooperation 2006-2010. 2006 *
The Council of Ministers for Gender Equality approves a new programme for the Nordic gender equality cooperation 2001-2005. 2000 *
The Council of Ministers for Gender Equality approves a new programme for the Nordic gender equality cooperation 1995-2000.
The Nordic Institute for Women’s Studies and Gender Research (NIKK) is founded and placed at the University of Oslo.
1995 *
Nordic action plan for gender equality 1989 *
The Council of Ministers for Gender Equality approves a new programme for the Nordic gender equality cooperation 1989-1993 1988 *
The first programme for the Nordic gender equality cooperation is approved by the Council of Ministers for Gender Equality. 1982 *
An adviser specialising in gender equality is appointed at the Secretariat to the Nordic Council of Ministers. 1981 *
The gender equality ministers take over the responsibility for the Nordic gender equality cooperation. 1980 *
The action plan for Nordic gender equality cooperation is approved at a meeting between the Ministers for Co-operation and the Nordic Council’s committee for social and environmental affairs. The meeting also results in a proposal to establish a committee of senior officials for gender equality (ÄK-JÄM). 1978 *
A Nordic contact group for gender equality matters is appointed. The group’s first meeting is held in April. 1975 *
In December 1974, the Nordic Council of Ministers decides that all Nordic governments must appoint a person to interact with the other Nordic governments on gender equality issues. 1974 *
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