Baltic and Nordic Leaders In Reykjavik For Northern Summit

Baltic and Nordic leaders gathered in Reykjavik for 2015 Northern Future Forum

The Northern Future Forum opened with a press conference at Grand Hotel, Reykjavik where Iceland’s PM Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson stressed the importance of the informality of the meeting, RÚV reports. The forum is attended by leaders and other government representatives from the Nordic and Baltic Countries, as well as Great Britain.

The two-day seminar, which kicked off this morning, brings together prime ministers and other representatives of the Nordic countries, the Baltic countries and the United Kingdom to discuss future trends in northern Europe including how the creative industry sector can best be supported and ways to innovate in the public sector to improve the quality of public services.

In addition to the Prime Ministers and other government representatives, approximately 80 experts from Iceland, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden and Britain will participate in the informal discussions and exchange of ideas.

More detailed information on the seminar is available at nff2015.is.

Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas and Finnish Prime Minister Juha Petri Sipilä in Reykjavik

British PM David Cameron

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