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News: The Kingdom of Denmark

Strategic planning with Indigenous Permanent Participant Organizations during Norwegian Chairship meeting

For the third time since the onset of the Norwegian Chairship a year ago, the Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials convened a meeting with the representatives of the six ...
29 May 2024

Celebrating 25 years of Arctic cooperation

The world’s leading international forum for Arctic cooperation reflects on the unique collaboration among Arctic States and Arctic Indigenous Peoples, and looks forward t...
16 Sep 2021

Time witness reports: A red telephone for the environment

Hans Jakob Helms represented the Greenland Home Rule Government and was an advisor for the Danish delegation during the negotiations of the Arctic Environmental Protectio...
10 Jun 2021

Arctic Council Ministers meet, pass Chairmanship from Finland to Iceland, Arctic States conclude Arctic Council Ministerial meeting by signing a joint statement

Today the Foreign Ministers from the eight Arctic States, leaders from the six indigenous Permanent Participant organizations and the Chairs of the Council’s six Working ...
06 May 2019

Interview with Hanne Eskjær, Senior Arctic Official for the Kingdom of Denmark

In this interview, we speak with Hanne Eskjær, the Senior Arctic Official for the Kingdom of Denmark, about her background and about her thoughts on her upcoming work wit...
21 Sep 2016

Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Islands Adopt New Strategy for the Arctic for 2011-2020

Monday 22 August 2011 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lene Espersen, the Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands, Kaj Leo Johannesen, and Premier for the Government of Greenland...
06 Jul 2015

SAO Interview: Klavs Holm from the Kingdom of Denmark

Klavs A. Holm was appointed as Arctic Ambassador and Senior Arctic Official (SAO) for the Kingdom of Denmark in January of 2012. During his career Ambassador Holm has bee...
11 Oct 2012

Nuuk Prepares to Welcome Ministers

The 7th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting is fast approaching. The meeting takes place in Katuaq, the Nuuk Cultural Center, on 12 May 2011.
03 May 2011