Prime Ministers of the UK, the five Nordic and three Baltic countries to meet in London

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The meeting will take place on 19 and 20 January 2011 and will also be attended by policy innovators and business leaders.

The meeting will bring together Prime Ministers, policy innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders from the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to discuss the challenges facing modern northern European economies, including how best to foster equality, wellbeing and competitiveness in the current economic climate.

Prime Minister David Cameron said:

“This meeting will bring together people and ideas from nine countries that face common challenges. We are coming together in London to listen and to learn and to capture ideas, the kind of ideas that can make our societies better places for our citizens to live in.”