NIB is an international financial institution owned by Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden.
Each member country designates a Governor to the Bank's Board of Governors, which is the supreme decision-making body. The Control Committee is the Bank's supervisory body. The Board of Directors makes policy decisions concerning the operations and approves the financial transactions proposed by NIB's President. NIB's President is responsible for the conduct of the current operations of the Bank. The President is assisted in his or her work by the Executive Committee, the Asset and Liability Committee, the Credit Committee, the Finance Committee and the Business and Technology Committee.
The Bank has some 200 employees from all the member countries. NIB has its headquarters in Helsinki, Finland. The Bank's official language is English.
NIB promotes transparency, predictability, accountability, responsibility and disclosure as general principles enhancing and furthering good governance.
At its annual meeting, the Nordic Investment Bank’s Board of Governors approved the Bank’s annual accounts for 2016 and the payment of EUR 55 million as dividends to the member countries.
30 May 2017
A full two-hour video from NIB's 40th anniversary event is now available online. Watch the speeches and keynote by Professor Mariana Mazzucato.
4 Nov 2016
NIB's event, held on 2 November in Copenhagen, hosted a lively debate on future avenues of public financing in the region.
2 Nov 2016