Others Secretary-General of the Nordic Council of Ministers Visited the TCS 2016.05.30

On May 30, 2016, Mr. Dagfinn Høybaaten, Secretary-General of the Nordic Council of Ministers (hereinafter referred to as “NCMs”) visited the TCS and had a meeting with the TCS members. This meeting was arranged with the purpose of revitalizing cooperation between the two organizations. The first meeting was held on the occasion of the NCMs’ participation in the TCS International Forum for Trilateral Cooperation (IFTC) in 2012.

The two sides began by delivering a detailed presentation of respective organization with a view to promoting a better understanding of each other’s history, mandate, priorities and goals. Based on the exchanged information, they had in-depth and lively discussions on ways to renew their relationship by bolstering mutually beneficial cooperation. The two sides agreed to keep in contact and regularly update each other on important news and publications while exploring possibility to coordinate follow-up activities in the future.



(From left) Mrs. Helle Engslund Krarup (Senior Adviser/Deputy Chief of Staff, Nordic Council of Ministers), Mr. Lee Jong-heon (Deputy Secretary-General, TCS), Dr. Geir Helgesen (Director, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies), Mr. Dagfinn Høybaaten, (Secretary-General, Nordic Council of Ministers), Mr. Yang Houlan (Secretary-General, TCS), Dr. Umezawa Akima (Deputy Secretary-General, TCS)