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Nunavut’s government will host a women’s leadership forum in August

Nunavut’s government will host a women’s leadership forum in August

The Government of Nunavut is hosting a leadership forum in August to build capacity among Nunavummiut women. Arnait Tulliningit, which refers to a women’s trail,...
Finland mulls barring Russians from entering as border traffic grows

Finland mulls barring Russians from entering as border traffic grows

VAALIMAA, Finland — Finland said on Thursday it was considering barring most Russians from entering the country as traffic across the border from its...
Greenland opposition leader is stepping down, citing a toxic political climate

Greenland opposition leader is stepping down, citing a toxic political climate

For the better part of a decade, politics in Greenland has been synonymous with Sara Olsvig. But, on November 5, the Greenlandic opposition leader,...
Turkey’s Erdogan wants Swedish action on anti-terrorism for NATO bid approval

Turkey’s Erdogan wants Swedish action on anti-terrorism for NATO bid approval

ISTANBUL — Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Ankara conveyed its expectation to see concrete steps from Sweden to fulfill anti-terrorism obligations...
Many questions remain on proposed Arctic rail link

Many questions remain on proposed Arctic rail link

In recent years, Finland has proposed the construction of a railway from Kirkenes, Norway to Rovaniemi, Finland, a proposal that was well received on...
Norway’s top court starts hearing on Arctic oil exploration

Norway’s top court starts hearing on Arctic oil exploration

OSLO — Norway's top court began to hear arguments on Wednesday on the legality of awarding offshore oil licenses in the Arctic, in a...
Germany’s Arctic policy ​​​​​​​calls for more restrictions in the region

Germany’s Arctic policy ​​​​​​​calls for more restrictions in the region

Nordic prime ministers and German Chancellor Angela Merkel highlighted widening cooperation between the five Nordic countries and Germany in Reykjavik, Iceland, last month, just as Germany’s...
Trump administration issues go-ahead for a major Arctic Alaska oil project

Trump administration issues go-ahead for a major Arctic Alaska oil project

The Trump administration has given final approval to ConocoPhillips’ plan for a major new oil field on Alaska’s North Slope. The Bureau of Land Management...
Neighborhood diplomacy: Nuuk eyes Reykjavik as site for its next ’embassy’

Neighborhood diplomacy: Nuuk eyes Reykjavik as site for its next ’embassy’

Greenland’s national assembly is set to vote during its spring session next month on a measure that would see Nuuk open a representative office in...
Nunavut government to look at feasibility of a guaranteed basic income

Nunavut government to look at feasibility of a guaranteed basic income

The Government of Nunavut plans to explore the possibility of introducing a guaranteed living wage or basic income as one way to ensure all...
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