The Estonian National Contact Point hosted this year’s annual meeting for the Network of Nordic-Baltic National Contact Points, which took place in Tallinn 13-14 May.

There are 51 NCPs globally, which vary in terms of effectiveness. The Nordic-Baltic Network underscores that the OECD member states and Adherents to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises on Responsible Business Conduct are committed to provide their NCPs with the human and financial resources necessary for the NCPs to effectively deliver on its responsibilities according to the Guidelines. They also have the responsibility to ensure that all NCPs will pursue functional equivalence.

The Network of Nordic-Baltic NCPs meets annually and consists of the NCPs in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden.

The Network issued the Joint Statement on 14 May at this year’s annual meeting in Tallinn in Estonia.