Nordic Institute on Åland (NIPÅ) is a cultural institution under Nordic Council of Ministers.
The Nordic Institute of Åland must work for:
- To be a visible active player in the Ålandic arts and culture scene and to play a leading role in relation to the Ålandic cultural interaction with the rest of the Nordic region and other prioritized geographical areas.
- To take a leading role as a facilitator of Nordic culture on Åland, as well as Ålandic culture in the rest of the Nordic region
- Contribute to children and young people having a central place in Nordic cultural cooperation.
Nordic Institute on Åland was founded in May 1985.
The board 2018-2019
The Board of Nordic Institute on Åland consist of representatives from Nordic countries and autonomous areas
Board members under period 1.1.2018-31.12.2019
Rasmus Vestergaard (DK)
Kristine Dzene (AX)
Luis Lineo (SE)
Vivian Brown Moen (NO)
Nuka Alice Lund (GL)
Supplementary members under period 1.1.2018-31.12.2019
Jógvan Joensen (FO)
Börkur Gunnarsson (IS)
Riitta Heinämaa (FI)