News from Arctic Consensus

See the news we have published over time.

If you have anything that might be relevant to us, you are welcome to contact us.

Sign up: Miniseminar with Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq

Invitation to a miniseminar with Kommunqarfik Sermersooq The seminar will focus on infrastructure, development in tourism, and they newly established waste management company, when Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq visits Aalborg the 11th of September. PROGRAM Presentation…

Large interest in commerce, relations and partnerships

”In terms of import, Denmark has certainly been one of the most important countries to Iceland. One can perhaps say that when one party is exporting and another one is looking for goods to import, we have found the recipe for the most perfect…

New Greenlandic competences in Arctic Consensus

After the summer, Kirsten Møller Jørn, has joined the team at Arctic Consensus. Kirsten has a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration at Aalborg University, with organization and strategy as an elective. Kirsten was…

Emil travels to Greenland

Today, we had the pleasure of having a visit from our former colleague Emil Laue, who recently obtained a new position in HR at Nukissiorfiit. It was a pleasant reunion with Emil, who will soon travel to Greenland to start in his job. Emil,…
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Digital participation in our dialogue meeting: Doing Business in Iceland

It is now possible to participate digitally in our coming dialogue meeting: Doing Business In Iceland, which is held on the 17th of August. Regisitration for the dialogue meeting is still open and we have now made it possible to participate…

New date for the dialogue meeting: Doing Business In Iceland

A new date has been set for the dialogue meeting: Doing Business In Iceland The dialogue meeting will focus on:What's moving the Icelandic market today?What possibilities are there within the Icelandic market? If these questions are of…

Arctic Dialogue Meeting in Brussels – programme

Arctic Consensus invites you to a dialogue meeting with Michael Mann, EU Ambassador at Large for the Arctic, to exchange on the Arctic agenda of the European Union and more particularly on the planned update of the EU Arctic Policy. Mads…

Registration: Arctic Business Network’s delegation trip to the Faroe Islands

Arctic Business Network's delegation trip to the Faroe Islands is planned to be held from the 19th to the 24th of October 2020. It will consist of a joint delegation from Denmark and Greenland. During the trip, it will be possible to meet…
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Visit from South Greenland

On wednesday, Arctic Consensus was paid a visit by Erik Kielsen, who works as a Development Manager at Innovation South Greenland. During his visit, Erik told us about his significant knowledge about South Greenland, and particularly about…
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Increased activity in the Arctic region – breakout session at Arctic Circle Assembly

Arctic Consensus will, in cooperation with Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq, host a breakout session at this year’s Arctic Circle Assembly. The purpose of the session is to shed light on the specific challenges and opportunities that pose themselves…

Arctic Dialogue Meeting in Brussels – date set

Arctic Consensus invites you to a dialogue meeting with Michael Mann, EU Ambassador at Large for the Arctic, to exchange on the Arctic agenda of the European Union and more particularly on the planned update of the EU Arctic Policy. Mads…
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Aviaja has graduated

We, at Arctic Consensus, are very delighted that our student assistant Aviaja can rightfully call herself MSc in Development and International Relations specialising in Arctic Studies. Aviaja, who grew up in Nuuk, moved to Denmark in 2015…

Arctic Futures Symposium – date set

It will be on the 1st of December that Arctic Futures Symposium will be held in Brussels. The planning of the programme, speakers and panels are already in process. The venue for the event will be "Résidence Palace". One focus for the event…
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Webinar: How to find a business partner in Canada

The Delegation of the European Union to Canada invites to a webinar which will assist you and your company in finding business partners in Canada. The free trade agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA) has made Canada a large market for…

DIIS-report on security policy in the Arctic

Today, Arctic Consensus participated in DIIS' webinar regarding a new report on tensions and matters of security policy in the Arctic. Increased geopolitical and tensions on security between Russia, China and the US create new dynamics…

We’re back at the office!

We, in Arctic Consensus, have had our first days back at the office in Aalborg this week. Armed with hand sanitizer and new rules for behaviour. We have become wiser on new ways of conducting our work in a more digitalized world. If we take…

Sermersooq Business: International Webinar on sustainable tourism destination certification of Nuuk

Sermersooq Business presents their first international webinar on sustainable tourism destination certification of Nuuk. The webinar, which is held in collaboration with Daniel Frey from Green Growth, who facilitates the certification, will…

Board for the International Arctic Hub has been confirmed

The Hub, which is based in Nuuk, Greenland, has been established by Denmark and Greenland with a joint board who will run the implementation of the hub. The International Arctic Hub (Den Internationale Arktiske Hub) is a platform for Greenlandic,…
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PhD project on the labour force in Greenland about to be finished

Since 2017, Arctic Consensus has been initiating partner in a PhD project about the Greenlandic labour force. PhD-fellow Verena Gisela Huppert has been affiliated with Arctic Consensus both before and during the PhD program. The PhD project…

COVID-19: Guarantee scheme for SMEs in Denmark, The Faroe Islands and Greenland

Vækstfonden will now offer guarantee schemes for small- and medium-sized enterprises who are struck by economic losses due to COVID-19. The expanded guarantee scheme is part of the government's business package aimed at SMEs who are struck…
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PolarExpo Fishing & Hunting in Ilulissat

The fishing & hunting trade fair PolarExpo takes place in Ilulissat October 6th-8th 2020. Arctic Consensus contributes as partner to the main event in Greenland within the fishing and hunting trade Next time Greenland's largest fishing…
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Advice regarding coronavirus in Greenlandic

The Danish Health Authority has published two pamphlets in Greenlandic. One that has information and advice for individuals who are at risk if they catch coronavirus. The other is aimed at individuals who are relatives to those who are at risk.…

Mining industry in Greenland at PDAC

Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada hosts the world’s largest conference on an annual basis. The event is held in Toronto. In this years PDAC, Greenland Business Association, Confederation of Danish Industry, and the Royal…

Update: Coronavirus

Dear actors, businesses and collaborators We are of course following the directions of the government to minimize the COVID-19 epidemic. Therefore, we have cancelled events, and are not participating in physical meetings, conferences…