The presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers is alternating annually between the five Nordic countries. In 2018, Sweden held the presidency.
In the area of gender equality the work of the presidency was based on the program Together for Gender Equality– a stronger Nordic Region: Nordic co-operation programme on gender equality 2015–2018.
Within the framework of the Nordic co-operation on gender equality the Swedish presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers focused on:
• Men and gender equality
• Preventive work against violence against women
• Gender mainstreaming
Find Sweden’s presidency program here.