Northern Dimension Parliamentary Forum held in Reykjavik

The 4th Northern Dimension Parliamentary Forum took place in Reykjavik, Iceland on 10-11 May 2015. Parliamentarians met to discuss development of the Policy of the Northern Dimension; green energy; gender equality and social wellbeing; and sustainable utilization of marine resources in the Arctic.

This year’s forum gathered participants from the Icelandic Parliament, the European Parliament, the Norwegian Parliament, and the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation – as well as representatives from the Baltic Assembly, the Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference, the Canadian Parliament, the Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region, the Nordic Council, the Parliamentary Assembly for North West Russia and the West Nordic Council. In addition, a number of other relevant stakeholders took part in the forum.

At the end of the conference, the members adopted the Conference Statement.