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New Business Group for the Canadian Market

Arctic Consensus is creating a new business group, Business Group Canada. The purpose of this group is to bring together companies interested in the Canadian market. In 2017, EU’s free trade agreement with Canada, CETA, entered into force. CETA has made it much easier for Danish companies to trade with Canada, and there is great […]

PolarExpo 2021 cancelled

Aalborg Kongress- og Kulturcenter has been in dialogue with several public authorities in Greenland, including landslægen (national doctor). They have now assesed that the outlook for conducting PolarExpo is minimal, which is why they have now chosen to cancel PolarExpo 2021. The reason behind the cancellation comes from the dialogue, in which they have discovered […]

Pilluarit Elisabeth!

Finishing with a grade 10, a silver medal, HORESTA’s master knife, and a 3rd place in a competition for best film. All this is just part of the story of Elisabeth Petersen, who on 23 April completed the apprenticeship exam for the gastronomy education in TECHCOLLEGE in Aalborg. Arctic Consensus has had the pleasure of […]

WELCOME, SIGNE AND MARIE!

We are were happy to welcome our two new interns, Marie Louise Hahne and Signe Lyngholm Lindbjerg, at Arctic Consensus. They will be with us for the next four weeks, and contribute to a variety of tasks at Arctic Consensus. Marie has worked at Destination NORD, and has a great deal of experience in tourism, […]

New platform to create knowledge collaborations across the arctic

As a follow-up to the recent business conference “Knowledge & Growth – Business development and innovation in the Arctic”, a new meeting platform by the name “V&V EIA” will be created. On the new meeting platform, you and your business have the opportunity to develop and initiate collaborations to share knowledge. The opportunities for business […]

Faroese perspectives on the EU Arctic policy update

The preliminary results from the public consultation show that there was broad participation from the government, science institutions, and EU citizens – Arctic and non-Arctic. In her participation in Arctic Consensus’ dialogue meeting on February 23rd, Elin Mortensen, the Head of Mission at the Mission of the Faroe Islands to the EU, gave an insight […]

Staffing in our office in Nuuk

These days our employee Kirsten Møller Jørn is in Nuuk and can therefore be found in our office until March 30th. If you would like to meet us in person, you are more than welcome to book a meeting with Kirsten. The office in Nuuk is situated in Tuapannguit 66 and you can contact Kirsten […]

Sustainable development should be top priority in EU’s Arctic policy

On January 25th the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries published, with the European External Action Service (EEAS), a summary of the results of the public consultation on EU’s Arctic policy. 71,6% of the respondents in the public consultation responded that the promotion of sustainable development in and around the Arctic is still very relevant. […]

The Icelandic Greenland committee publishes new report with 99 recommendations for strenghened cooperation

On the 20th of January, the Icelandic ministry of foreign affairs published a report which brings recommendations for strengthened cooperation between Greenland and Iceland. The report is made by the Icelandic Greenland committee that was appointed by the Icelandic minister of foreign affairs in 2019. The committee is tasked with analysing current bilateral relations as […]