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An Inuit exemption to the European Union’s seal product ban is ineffective, a new report says

An Inuit exemption to the European Union’s seal product ban is ineffective, a new...

The European Union should do more to raise public awareness about how its ban on seal products includes an exemption for Inuit communities, say...
In Iceland, little interest in European Union membership

In Iceland, little interest in European Union membership

Much needs to happen for the Icelandic people to change their minds and support membership in the European Union, according to Jón Sigurðsson, former president...
European Commission holds meeting to discuss Inuit exception to seal product ban

European Commission holds meeting to discuss Inuit exception to seal product ban

Representatives of Greenland, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut descended upon Brussels last month for a meeting with the European Commission to discuss the future...
Norway’s Bodø could be the first Arctic city named a European Capital of Culture

Norway’s Bodø could be the first Arctic city named a European Capital of Culture

On Wednesday, a jury will decide which city will have the status of European Capital of Culture in 2024. One of the three finalist...
European NATO jets showcase unified Russian deterrence

European NATO jets showcase unified Russian deterrence

ON BOARD A BELGIAN AIR FORCE PLANE — British, French and German fighter jets simulated flight interceptions over Western Europe on Wednesday as part...
Week Ahead: The Arctic with European characteristics

Week Ahead: The Arctic with European characteristics

For many, Europe’s involvement in the Arctic is synonymous with the European Union’s difficulty gaining full observer status with the Arctic Council. This week and...
Merkel’s European wake-up call is being answered in the Nordics

Merkel’s European wake-up call is being answered in the Nordics

With Vladimir Putin in the east and Donald Trump to the west, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is now telling Europe it has to stand...
European Parliament calls for ban on oil drilling in icy waters

European Parliament calls for ban on oil drilling in icy waters

The European Parliament on Thursday voted in favor of a suggestion to put a ban on oil drilling in icy waters of the European...
An ‘ever looser union’: the slow separation of Greenland and Denmark

An ‘ever looser union’: the slow separation of Greenland and Denmark

National Identity Politics and Postcolonial Sovereignty Games: Greenland, Denmark and the European Union. By Ulrik Pram Gad. Museum Tusculanum Press; 151 pages; 198 kroner/ $29/€27 First...
The European Parliament keeps an Arctic focus

The European Parliament keeps an Arctic focus

2016 could very well go down in history as the European Union’s “Polar Year.” The EU, along with 24 countries, recently brokered an international agreement...