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University of the Arctic celebrates 10 years

The University of the Arctic celebrates its 10th year anniversary with a special seminar on the theme of Green Growth and the Arctic.  The seminar, which was hosted by the University of Lapland on 8 June 2011.  Featured speakers included Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson (President of Iceland), Hannele Pokka (Permanent Secretary of Finland’s Ministry of the Environment), Gustaf Lind (Sweden’s Arctic Ambassador), J. Okalik Eegeesiak (President of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association), Nicolas Bertrand (UNEP’s Green Economy Expert). The seminar is expected to open up new opportunities for cooperation in the Arctic.  

GRID-Arendal congratulates the UArctic on its 10th anniversary and looks forward to strengthened partnerships in the future.


Friday 10 Jun 2011