News & Press Releases
Arctic Council to Consider the Revised Concept of the International “Children of the Arctic" Project
28 October 2021
In Naryan-Mar, a roundtable was held on the implementation of the “Children of the Arctic” international project. The discussion took place as part of the key events connected to Russia's Chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2021–2023, operated by the Roscongress Foundation.
The Deadline to Apply for the International Forum of Young Leaders of the Arctics Council has been extended until the end of October
27 October 2021
Entrepreneurs, creators, volunteers, activists, ethno and travel bloggers from different regions and countries will discuss environmental issues, urbanism, volunteer development, etc. and develop breakthrough projects at the Arctic Council Young Leaders Forum "ICE: Inspiration. Communication. Efforts", which will be held on December 6 - 9 in Siberia (in Salekhard city, Yamal). Registration for the Forum has been extended until 31 October 2021.
21 October 2021
Arctic Circle proudly reported that the 2021 Assembly was completely Covid19 free. With over 1400 participants from over 50 countries, continuous testing ensured a completely Covid-free Assembly.
From Local to Circumpolar: Opportunities to Connect with the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG)
20 October 2021
The Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network, in collaboration with the University of Akureyri, is honored to host a public lecture in Borgir Research House Lobby on Wednesday 20th October 2021, h. 12:00 - 13:00. The lecture will be also streamed online (click here).
Today at Arctic Circle: The United States, the European Union, China, France, Greenland – Investment, cinematography, climate change and research
15 October 2021
The Arctic Circle Assembly continues today at Harpa Concert and Conference Hall in Reykjavík.
14 October 2021
The Arctic Circle Assembly kicked off this morning at 10:00 at Harpa Concert and Conference Hall in Reykjavík, Iceland with a large variety of sessions dedicated to vast array of topics. More than 1300 participants from over 50 countries will be in attendance.
New EU Arctic Policy Released - A stronger EU engagement for a greener, peaceful and prosperous Arctic
13 October 2021
Today, the High Representative and the Commission put forward their approach for a stronger EU engagement for a peaceful, sustainable and prosperous Arctic.
11 October 2021
The 25th edition of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will be held on 15–18 June 2022.
8 October 2021
The Arctic Circle Assembly, the largest annual international gathering on the Arctic, will take place in Reykjavík, October 14-17. This will also be the first big multi- sectorial gathering in Europe to take place since the Covid-19 pandemic began. Over 400 speakers will address more than 100 sessions. Attendance will exceed 1000 participants coming from 50 different countries.
1 October 2021
On 6th October 2021, AWI (Alfred-Wegener-Institut) and the French Embassy in Germany are hosting an event: Perceiving Arctic Change - Climate, Society, Sustainability.
1 October 2021
ICE Forum (short for Inspiration. Communication. Efforts) of young leaders of the Arctic Council will be held in Salekhard, Russia on 6-9 December 2021.
27 September 2021
Halldór Jóhannsson the Executive Director of Arcticportal.org is in Yakutsk Siberia working with the Northern Forum that is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.