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20 October 2021

Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network

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).

15 October 2021

Arctic Circle website frontpage

The Arctic Circle Assembly continues today at Harpa Concert and Conference Hall in Reykjavík.

14 October 2021

Arctic Circle 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.

13 October 2021

EU Press Release

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

SPIEF 21 - St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

The 25th edition of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will be held on 15–18 June 2022.

8 October 2021

Arctic Circle

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

Perceiving Arctic Change Climate Society Sustainability

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 2021, Salekhard

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 is awarded the Walter Hickle medal

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.

17 September 2021

Komi Republic Russia

International Conference of Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations of Arctic Region will be held in Syktyvkar, Komi Republic, Russia on 23-25 November 2021.

14 September 2021

 Arctic Circle

Due to Covid progress in Iceland the Health Authorities have now allowed a full scale in-person Assembly!

18 August 2021

A cave lion cub named Sparta found preserved in Siberias permafrost

Surprisingly well-preserved frozen mummy of a cave lion cub found in the Siberian swamp three years ago turned out to be about 28 thousand years old. This is reported in the latest issue of the scientific journal Quaternary.