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Iceland 2019

The Nordic Council of Ministers’ presidency rotates annually between the five Nordic countries. In 2019, Iceland holds the presidency.

Within the framework of Nordic gender equality cooperation, the Icelandic Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers 2019 focus on:

  • Violence against women and social consequences in the light of the #metoo movement
  • Equality in the labor market and equal pay
  • Men and gender equality
  • Gender equality in the West and in the Arctic Iceland

as chair, Iceland also has the task of being responsible for the Nordic cooperation internationally and contributing to an exchange of knowledge, including at the UN Women’s Commission meeting, CSW63.