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6 June 2023

The Changing Arctic

A seminar hosted by the Institute for International Affairs at the University of Iceland in cooperation with Varðberg - Atlantic Treaty Association Iceland and North American Arctic Defence and Security Network will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at the National Museum of Iceland in Reykjavík.

6 June 2023

AWIPEV 20th Anniversary

Event, celebrating the 20-year anniversary of the joint French-German research base AWIPEV in Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard, will be held in the French Embassy in Berlin, Wednesday 14 June 2023 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

2 June 2023

Aurora CIAOThe International Symposium on Auroral Physics (ISAP) will be held from 2nd October to 6th October 2023, at the China-Iceland Arctic Scientific Observatory (CIAO) in Iceland. The theme of the conference mainly involves exchanging the latest research results on the effect of auroras on Earth and other planets. Registration is now open!

1 June 2023

Tromsoeya from southReuters Reports: U.S. to Establish Northernmost Diplomatic Station in Tromsø Amid Rising Arctic Tensions, Strengthening Engagement in the High North.

30 May 2023

The Handbook of the Arctic

The Handbook of the Arctic. A Broad and Comprehensive Overview.

24 May 2023

The Mohn Prize 2024 - Call for Nominations

The International Mohn Prize for Outstanding Research Related to the Arctic (Mohn Prize) welcomes nominations for 2024.

19 May 2023

Inter Nord 22

The Malaurie Institute of Arctic Research Monaco-UVSQ, MIARC,  has proudly announced that the latest issue of Inter-Nord has just been published. Inter-Nord is the only French review on the Artic that is both international and interdisciplinary.

16 May 2023

Arctic Council Russias Chairsmanship

Russia handed over its chairmanship of the Arctic Council to Norway during the international organization’s 13th session, which took place on 11 May in Salekhard. The chairmanship of the Arctic Council passed to Russia on 20 May 2021 at a ministerial session in Reykjavik.

11 May 2023

ArcticCouncil logoArctic States and Indigenous Permanent Participants convened today May 11th for the 13th Arctic Council meeting and issued a statement.

11 May 2023

Arctic Council Russias Chairsmanship

Russia has handed over their chairmanship in the Arctic Council to Norway.

11 May 2023

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson - former president of Iceland

President of Iceland 1996-2016 Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson celebrates his 80th birthday this coming Sunday, 14 May 2023.

10 May 2023

European Polar Board

The European Polar Board (EPB) has just released a report: Synthesis Report on the Environmental Impacts of Research and Logistics in the Polar Regions.

9 May 2023


Arctic Multilingual Portal

The Arctic Multilingual Portal, a project of the Arctic Council, is now open. The aim of the project is to create a comprehensive circumpolar GIS map of the languages spoken by indigenous peoples in the Arctic.

8 May 2023

Wilson Center

An interesting paper about three priority threats facing the Arctic and how to address them, written by Marisol Maddox and Lyston Lea published in newsletter no. 13 Polar Perspectives from the Wilson Center / Polar Institute.

5 May 2023

United Nations

The 77th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nation a discussion on Science ends with the Launch of Group of Friends to increase the role of science in decision-making across member states with the aim to enhance multilateral cooperation and exchange of information and data.