In celebration of the Arctic Council’s 20th anniversary, a two-day round-table discussion is being held in Reykjavík and Akureyri.
A Chinese research facility is being constructed by the farm Kárhóll in South-Þingeyjarsýsla county, North Iceland.
The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) decided at a meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska, Monday night to move its offices to Akureyri from Potsdam, Germany on January 1, 2017.
Jonas Gahr Støre, leader of the Norwegian Labor Party and former foreign minister, complains President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson is stealing the scene.
President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson this morning opened the Arctic Circle Conference at Harpa concert hall.
Iceland was not involved in the creation of the new joint cooperation agreement on fishing in the Arctic Ocean which was signed in Oslo last week. The Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs is unhappy and yesterday summoned ambassadors to a meeting.