Nordic Arctic Co-operation Programme 2018-2021: Open Call 2021

The aim of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Arctic Co-operation Programme 2018–2021 is to create sustainable and constructive development in the Arctic and for its people based on the four Ps: planet, peoples, prosperity and partnerships.

The Arctic Cooperation Programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers is administered by Nordregio.

As a general rule, three Nordic countries must be involved in a co-operation project. The leading partner must be from one of the Nordic countries.

The partnership can be supplemented with one or more non-Nordic countries.

Projects within the Arctic Co-operation Program shall where possible be carried out with the participation of inhabitants and stakeholders in the Arctic, including indigenous peoples.

Projects may be one-year or longer, but support can only be applied for one a year at a time. A maximum of DKK 500,000 per year will be provided.

The deadline is on Monday 1st February 2021.


Main Criteria

In the application form, information on the following must be provided:

  • Detailed project description (maximum five pages).
  • Detailed budget and schedule (maximum two pages).
  • Communication and dissemination plan (max one page).

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