top of page

BSSSC welcomes Norwegian Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers

Norway holds the presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) in 2017. Last Monday, BSSSC Chairman Rogerg Ryberg, met up with the State Secretary of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Elsbeth Tronstad, to discuss the road ahead for our organizations.


Mr. Ryberg and Mrs. Tronstad discussed Baltic Sea Region cooperation in general, Nordic-Baltic cooperation and cooperation with Russia. Mr. Ryberg also presented the BSSSC priorities for 2017 - 2018.


The State Secretary strongly supports bottom-up cooperation and values the engagement from local and regional actors in the Baltic Sea Region. The programme for the Norwegian Chairmanship of the NCM has many connecting points with the BSSSC Work plan 2017-2018, and the meeting concluded that there is a clear added value of stepping up information exchange and dialog in the coming year.

Read more about the Norwegian Council of Ministers at 

bottom of page