About the summit-
- The Summit provided an opportunity to review the progress of the India-Nordic relations since the 1st India-Nordic Summit, which was held in 2018 in Stockholm.
- It primarily focused on post-pandemic economic recovery, climate change, renewable energy and the evolving global security scenario.
- Discussions were also held on cooperation in maritime sector with a focus on sustainable ocean management.
- Prime Minister invited Nordic companies for investing in the Blue Economy sector, especially in India’s Sagarmala project.
- Other leaders who have participated in the summit are Prime Minister of Denmark, Prime Minister of Iceland, Prime Minister of Norway, Prime Minister of Sweden and Prime Minister of Finland.
- The Nordic countries are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic.
- It includes the sovereign states of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden; the autonomous territories of the Faroe Islands and Greenland and the autonomous region of Åland.
- Since 1962, this cooperation has been based on the Helsinki Treaty that sets the framework for the Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers.
- The Nordic countries cluster near the top in numerous metrics of national performance, including education, economic competitiveness, civil liberties, quality of life and human development.