The III Northern Dimension Parliamentary Forum was hosted by NArFU November, 11-12, 2013 (Arkhangelsk, Russia).

Representatives from European Parliament, Council of Federation of RF, Nordic Council, Baltic Assembly, Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference of as well as from national parliaments and governments of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Norway, Russia, and Sweden met to discuss perspectives of regional cooperation. The Northern Dimension is a joint policy of EU, Russia, Norway and Iceland aimed at cross-border cooperation development. The overall theme of the III Forum was human issues in the Northern dimension. Speakers stressed the importance of trans-national cooperation and the necessity to create synergy between already existing forms of regional international cooperation. The participants shared the achievements of ongoing projects, summarized challenges in cooperation and outlined possible areas for future cooperation.
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