Nordic Information on Gender (NIKK) is a co-operation body under the Nordic Council of Ministers.
NIKK’s task is to contribute to achieving the objectives of the Nordic Co-Operation Programme on Gender Equality and its supplement for the LGBTI area. This is done primarily through gathering and strategically disseminating research, policy, knowledge and practice in these areas from a Nordic and cross-sectoral perspective.
NIKK also administers the Nordic Gender Equality Fund and the Nordic LGBTI Fund on behalf of the Nordic Council of Ministers.
The Nordic Council of Ministers has decided to place NIKK (Nordic Information on Gender) as a co-operative body at the Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research, University of Gothenburg, Sweden The task will last until 2022.
The Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research is a Nordic knowledge hub specialising in sustainable conditions for education, research and working life. The Secretariat addresses global societal challenges through research-driven knowledge about gender, power and sustainability. Its are carried out in collaboration with and on behalf of various actors at the national, Nordic and international levels. Since 1998, the Secretariat has been placed at the University of Gothenburg.