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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 […]

Parliamentary Election in Greenland

On the first day of the Parliament’s winter assembly on February 16 2021, a general election for the Parliament of Greenland was called. The day of the election has been set to April 6 2021, the same day as the elections for the municipal council, district council and the church council. Prior to the call […]

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Polarexpo is postponed until June

Aalborg Kongress & Kultur Center has communicated that: ”Corona restrictions once again have delayed the popular trade fair, which was set to be held in Ilulissat”. The extension of the Corona-restrictions in Greenland have resulted in the postponing of the PolarExpo / FISHING & HUNTING, for the second time. New dates for the event in […]

Welcome to Laila Anja Nielsen!

Today we welcomed Laila Anja Nielsen who has become a part of the team in Arctic Consensus as a student assistant. Laila is originally from Nuuk and has since September 2020 studied Development and International Relations at Aalborg University with a specialization in Arctic Studies. Laila has previously studied at United World College in Canada […]

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Future Greenland postponed until May 2022

Future Greenland, which is held every two years, was set to happen on May 18th and 19th in Nuuk. The conference is, however, postponed to next year due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, which apply until the end of April and have a chance of being further extended. Future Greenland is arranged by Greenland Business […]

International cooperation is a center piece at Arctic Futures Symposium

I these days, Arctic Futures Symposium: “Resilient Arctic Communities” is held. And by now, one can already draw some guiding lines on which priorities the arctic representatives, officials and ambassadors will focus on in the future development of the Arctic. Sustainability, climate change, indigenous peoples, and the balance between development and preservation of the Arctic […]