News from Arctic Consensus

See the news we have published over time.

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

Sign Up: Arctic Dialogue Meeting – update on the EU Arctic Policy and sustainable development

Arctic Consensus invites you to an Arctic Dialogue Meeting on the upcoming update of the EU Arctic Policy, following the recently published “Summary of the results of the public consultation on the EU Arctic policy”. This event held…
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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…
Laila, Anja Nielsen, Student Assistant

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…
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Business conference about knowledge and growth – Save the date

The business conference will happen digitally on March 16th and 17th, both days from 12-16 (UTC+1). The conference will take place over the course of two days and will consist of presentations, panel debates, and break-out sessions. There…
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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…
Merry Christmas from Arctic Consensus

Christmas greetings – a year has passed and a new is ahead of us

Dear reader, We look back on a year that has been unpredictable and with a great amount of changes. Looking back on 2020, the Arctic has once again been high on the agenda, and it is a trend that will not change in 2021. Arctic strategies…

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…

Article: Greenland has large potential

We have an article in todays' Danish newspaper Politiken: "Greenland Career" The article titled "Greenland has large potential" focuses on the possibilities and challenges in Greenland. The article, which has been written in cooperation…

Greenland Conference 2020 – Digital Participation

In the last couple of years, the political focus from global superpowers have increased in the Arctic. This means expanded business opportunities and increased investments in the coming years, among other things, within construction and digitalisation.…

Registration. Arctic Futures Symposium 2020

The final programme for this years' Arctic Futures Symposium is taking its shape. This year, the conference will be held digitally and will be divided on three days of webinars between Monday the 30th of November and Wednesday the 2nd of December.…
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FaroExpo – B2B, collaborations and network relations

In the week of 43, Arctic Consensus participated in FaroExpo in connection with the delegation trip to the Faroe Islands. FaroExpo is a unique business event on the Faroe Islands for small- and mediumsized enterprises. FaroExpo consisted of…
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Faroese business development, export and business knowledge

In the week of 43, House of Industry on the Faroe Islands opened their doors for a business delegation from Denmark. Director Marita Vang Rasmussen shared knowledge on the composition of the labour market in terms of competencies in different…
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Exciting dialogue and knowledge-sharing with the University of the Faroe Islands

Arctic Consensus were, together with the rest of the busines delegation, invited to a meeting with the University of the Faroe Islands on collaborations between research and business, and on which methods generate value and research results…
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Entrepreneurship in Tórshavn – development and diversification of business

The Faroese economy is heavily dependent on the fishing industry, which for long has been the largest source of income. In the entrepreneur house Hugskotið, which reside in Torshavn, they put an effort into strengthening the development of…

News from Greenland Economic Council

Greenland Economic Council presents the current economic situation with focus on the autumn of 2020. The report has been published and presented at an after-hours meeting on Monday at Ilisimatusarfik and was livestreamed for digital participants.…

Sign Up: Arctic Dialogue Meeting – EU Arctic Agenda and Business Development

Arctic Consensus invites you to an Arctic Dialogue Meeting on EU's Arctic Policy and Business Development. The dialogue meeting will be held as a webinar from Aalborg, Denmark, on the 29th of September. AGENDA Michael Mann,EU ambassador…