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Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
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Marine and Freshwater Research Institute
Stefansson Arctic Institute
Hólar University
VELTEK Health and Wellbeing Cluster of Northern Iceland
Government of Greenland
US Embassy to Iceland
Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS)
Arctic Portal
Fjarðarbyggð Municipality
West Nordic Council
China-Nordic Arctic Research Center (CNARC)
Social, Economic and Cultural Expert Group (SECEG)
Reykjavík University
Saami Council
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Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden
UNLEASH
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Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics University of Saskatchewan
Visit North Iceland
United States Department of State
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Arctic Youth Network
The Western Development Commission
Rannís
ARCTICenter, University of Northern Iowa
University Centre of the Westfjords
University of Akureyri
CAFF
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Arctic Human Health Expert Group (AHHEG)
Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR)
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland
International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)
Nordic Council of Ministers
Greenland Research Council
Aleut International Association
NORTH Consulting
China-Iceland Arctic Science Observatory (CIAO)
Icelandic Meteorological Office
University of the Faroe Islands
University of Iceland
Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network (IACN)
Rif Field Station
Arctic Centre University of Lapland
Icelandic Gender Equality Fund
Nordregio
Icelandic Coast Guard
Northeast Iceland Nature Research Centre
Arctic Council
Arctic Circle
Matís
SAVONIA University of Applied Sciences
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Norway
International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA)
Hight North Centre NORD University
Embassy of Canada to Iceland
Norwegian Embassy to Iceland
University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway
International Arctic Hub
Egmont Institute
Northern Research Forum
WiRE
Akureyri Library
Polar Institute, Wilson Center
Icelandic Embassy to Canada
Government of the Faroe Islands
Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG)
Arctic Athabaskan Council
Institute for Arctic Studies at Dartmouth
Government of Northwest Territories, Canada
UArctic
Icelandic Tourism Research Centre
Arctic Economic Council
NUKIGA
Polar Law Institute
Norlandair
INUVA
PAME
Icelandic Museum of Natural History
Arctic Research Centre Umea University
National Science Foundation (NSF)
RHA - University of Akureyri Research Centre
Northeast Iceland Development Fund (SSNE)
Glacier Adventure
Fisheries Science Centre at the University of Akureyri
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
The George Washington University
Akureyrarbær Municipality
Icelandic Institute of Natural History
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland
Varðberg
STEM Húsavík
Ocean Missions
Eimur
Polar Knowledge (CHARS)
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
Directorate for Gender Equality
Marine and Freshwater Research Institute
Stefansson Arctic Institute
Hólar University
VELTEK Health and Wellbeing Cluster of Northern Iceland
Government of Greenland
US Embassy to Iceland
Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS)
Arctic Portal
Fjarðarbyggð Municipality
West Nordic Council
China-Nordic Arctic Research Center (CNARC)
Social, Economic and Cultural Expert Group (SECEG)
Reykjavík University
Saami Council
SCCUL Enterprises CLG's
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden
UNLEASH
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics University of Saskatchewan
Visit North Iceland
United States Department of State
Húsavík Academic Center
Arctic Youth Network
The Western Development Commission
Rannís
ARCTICenter, University of Northern Iowa
University Centre of the Westfjords
University of Akureyri
CAFF
CHNGES - Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies
Arctic Human Health Expert Group (AHHEG)
Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR)
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland
International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)
Nordic Council of Ministers
Greenland Research Council
Aleut International Association
NORTH Consulting
China-Iceland Arctic Science Observatory (CIAO)
Icelandic Meteorological Office
University of the Faroe Islands
University of Iceland
Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network (IACN)
Rif Field Station
Arctic Centre University of Lapland
Icelandic Gender Equality Fund
Nordregio
Icelandic Coast Guard
Northeast Iceland Nature Research Centre
Arctic Council
Arctic Circle
Matís
SAVONIA University of Applied Sciences
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Norway
International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA)
Hight North Centre NORD University
Embassy of Canada to Iceland
Norwegian Embassy to Iceland
University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway
International Arctic Hub
Egmont Institute
Northern Research Forum
WiRE
Akureyri Library
Polar Institute, Wilson Center
Icelandic Embassy to Canada
Government of the Faroe Islands
Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG)
Arctic Athabaskan Council
Institute for Arctic Studies at Dartmouth
Government of Northwest Territories, Canada
UArctic
Icelandic Tourism Research Centre
Arctic Economic Council
NUKIGA
Polar Law Institute
Norlandair
INUVA
PAME
Icelandic Museum of Natural History
Arctic Research Centre Umea University
National Science Foundation (NSF)
RHA - University of Akureyri Research Centre
Northeast Iceland Development Fund (SSNE)
Glacier Adventure
Fisheries Science Centre at the University of Akureyri
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
The George Washington University
Akureyrarbær Municipality
Icelandic Institute of Natural History
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland
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Activities of the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network

The IACN initiates and works on a various projects and events involving different Arctic and Icelandic stakeholders. This also includes several appointments where the IACN is involved.

Projects

The IACN initiates, leads, co-organises and participates in a wide array of national and international projects with an Arctic focus and in different roles.

Arctic Climate Predictions: Pathways to Resilient, Sustainable Societies (ARCPATH)

Arctic Climate Predictions: Pathways to Resilient, Sustainable Societies (ARCPATH)

Arctic Youth and Sustainable Futures

BizMentor

Book on Iceland´s Arctic Policy 2011-2021

Business Index North (BIN)

Gender Equality in the Arctic (GEA)

Greenland - Iceland Research Cooperation

Icelandic Arctic Policy Strategy - Implementation Engagement Process

Interview series

Mapping Arctic Initiatives in Northeast Iceland

Mapping Arctic Research in Iceland

Polar Law Institute

Queering the Arctic

SDWG COVID 19

SDWG NORNEX WEF - Nexus Arctic

SDWG The Resilience Forum

Share Your North

UNLEASH Regional Innovation Lab in Greenland 2022

US Embassy Science Fellow 2023

Understanding the Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 in the Arctic (COVID-GEA)

The IACN organizes and co-organizes, participates in and initiates various Icelandic and international events with an Arctic focus

Events

The IACN initiates, co-organizes and participates in a wide array of national and international Arctic events and conferences. Below is a list of highlighted events.

2024 01 - The Arctic Renewable Energy Sector - Exploring Innovation & Technologies

2024 01 - Security and Defence in the High North

2023 10 - Standing Strong in Face of COVID-19: Gender Equality and Women's Experiences in Akureyri

2023 10 - Audio-Visual Exhibition "Arctic Women Voices: Standing Strong in the Face of COVID-19"

2023 10 - Standing Strong in Face of COVID-19: Gender Equality and Women's Experiences in Húsavík

Audio-Visual Exhibition "Arctic Women Voices: Standing Strong in the Face of COVID-19"

2023 10 - Engagement Process in Arctic Scientific Planning and Research Strategies. Arctic Circle Assembly 2023

2023 10 - Gender Equality in the Arctic: a Closer Look. Arctic Circle Assembly 2023

2023 10 - Enhancing Opportunities and Knowledge Through Arctic Research Network. Arctic Circle Assembly 2023

2023 10 - Iceland's Arctic Policy & Strategy from 2011 to 2021. Arctic Circle Assembly 2023

2023 10 - The West Nordic Research Managers' Platform. Arctic Circle Assembly 2023

2023 10 - Gender and Disaggregated Data in the Arctic Region. Arctic Circle Assembly 2023

2023 10 - Arctic Plastics Symposia: Reducing Pollution in the Marine Environment. Arctic Circle Assembly 2023

2023 10 - Arctic Green Energy Security: Community- and Indigenous-led Renewable Energy Projects. Arctic Circle Assembly 2023

2023 06 - The Intersection of Biodiversity and Renewable Energy in the Arctic: how do renewable energy projects impact biodiversity?

2023 04 - Developing Skills in the Arctic Renewable Energy Sector

2023 03 - GEAIV Workshop on Gendered Data in the Arctic, Akureyri, Iceland

2022 10 - Local2Global PACE Workshop Akureyri

2022 10 - Arctic Circle Assembly 2022

2022 10 - The Arctic During the Global Pandemic: What Have we Learned?

2022 10 - 15th Polar Law Symposium, Reyjkavik, Iceland

2022 08 - Arctic Circle Forum Greenland / Gendered Diplomacy

2022 08 - Greenland Iceland Workshop in Nuuk

2022 08 - UNLEASH Greenland Youth Innovation Lab, Nuuk

2022 06 - VELTEK Symposium on Health and Wellbeing, Hof, Akureyri

2022 06 - Greenland and Iceland: Arctic Research Strategies and Cooperation. Arctic Circle Webcast

2022 04 - Arctic Seminar organized by the Egmont Institute

2022 04 - The Arctic Guardians' Dialogue - ShareYourNorth Webinar Series

2022 03 - Renewable Energy for Sustainable and Inclusive Development in the Arctic Series. Session 4 - A Full-Scale Renewable Energies Arctic Grid: Pipe Dream or Reality?

2022 03 - UN Commission on the Status of Women 66 – Parallel NGO Panel on Gender Equality and Empowerment in the Arctic

2022 02 - Klimaindsats og grøn omstilling i Vestnorden: Vestnordisk Råds temakonference 2022

2022 01 - Renewable Energy for Sustainable and Inclusive Development in the Arctic Series

2022 01 - Canada-Iceland 75 Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

2017 10 - Rosa Degerman visit to Akureyri

IASC Think Tank

2016 10 - Arctic Circle Assembly session "Freshwater Resource Dynamics and Socio-environmental Challenges: An Interdisciplinary Roundtable Discussion"

ARCUS visit

2016 10 - PRIC and SOA

2016 09 - Hagmunamat Norðurskautsráðsins (The Arctic Council in a global Context)

2016 06 - China as a Polar Great Power, Anne-Marie Brady lecture

2016 06 - Polar Knowledge

2016 05 - WKU Strenecky visit to Akureyri

2016 05 - WKU Summer School

2016 04 - Lawrence Millman (?)

2015 12 - Scientific Cooperation Task Force, 7th meeting

2015 11 - Visit to Akureyri – Mr. Ambassador, David Balton, Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials, Arctic Council US Chairmanship

2015 10 - Arctic Circle Fresh Water Session

2015 10 - Arctic Traditional Music and Cultural Integrity

2015 10 - Visit to Akureyri – Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen et al.

2015 10 - Invitation to the Arctic Legal and Policy Research at GSICS, Kobe Japan

2015 05 - Heimsókn Árna Þórs Sigurðssonar SAO til Akureyrar

2016 06 - Arctic Roundtable: Passing the Torch and Looking Ahead

2015 06 - Þjónustumiðstöð Norðurslóða - Samfélag í Þróun

2015 05 - WKU Summer School

2015 05 - ASSW 2015 Japan

2015 04 - Rachael Lorna Johnstone Book Launch

2014 12 - Institutional visit from West Norden Director, Inga Dora Markussen

2014 11 - An international conference on Search and Rescue 2014

2014 11 - Canada AC Chairmanship Chair of SAOs Vincent Rigby visit to Arctic Akureyri.

2014 10 - Arctic Exchange Tromsö Akureyri

2014 11 - The Northern Forum Regional Coordinators Committee's Meeting

2014 11 - Arctic Commercial and Corporate Social Responsibility

2014 10 - North meets East at the Arctic Circle. Report on the China – Nordic Arctic Cooperation (Arctic Circle 2014 session)

2014 - 10 Gender Equality in the Arctic Current Realities, Future Challenges

2014 10 - Arctic Council Leadership Transitions: Lessons and Priorities for a U.S. Chairmanship, 2015-2017

2014 07 - Visit from Captain Rick Fehst, Aleut Islands, Deadliest Catch

2014 06 - Toppers at Sea: MV Explorer

2014 06 - Second China – Nordic Arctic Cooperation Symposium

2014 06 - China-Nordic Arctic Business Event

2014 05 - Nordic Prime Ministers' Meeting - visit to Arctic Akureyri

2014 05 - A Dinner in the honor of the Rector of University of Greenland, Tine Pars.

2014 04 - Seminar on regional develop strategy, Hotel Kea.

2014 04 - Nordic Council Meeting

2014 04 - Search and Rescue in the Arctic

2014 03 - Institutional visit from the Indian Ambassador to Iceland, in Akureyri

2014 03 - Iceland in the Arctic Conference

2014 03 - Visit from the Northern Forum – Vladimir Vasiliev

2014 01 - Institutional visit from the Minister of Foreign Affairs Iceland

2014 01 - Nansen professor dinner (Dr. Loukacheva)

2013 11 - Arctic Oil and Gas. Ocean Innovative marine solutions

2013 11 - Arctic Days in Iceland

2013 10 - Arctic Circle 2013 IACN sessions

2013 10 - Polar Law Symposium

2013 10 Ministry for Foreign Affairs Iceland visit

2013 10 - Arctic Energy Summit

2013 10 - The Polar Research Institute of China visit

2013 10 - EU Arctic Impact Assessment Consultations

2013 08 - Akureyrarvaka 2013

2013 06 - Marine tourism (Sjávartengd ferðaþjónusta á norðurslóðum)

2013 06 - 1st China-Nordic Arctic Cooperation Forum 2013

2013 05 - Vincent F. Gallucci Presentation at Arctic lunch group

2013 04 - Health and wellbeing in the Arctic region

2013 03 - Trans Arctic Agenda: Challenges of Development, Security, Cooperation

2023 02 - Arctic Round Table Discussion

2013 02 - Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network launch event

2013 02 - Akureyri scenario workshop

2012 12 - Arctic Maritime and Aviation Transportation Infrastructure Initiative (AMATII)

Third China - Nordic Arctic Cooperation Symposium (Arctic Synergies: Policies and Best Practices)

The IACN is appointed in different roles to the several Icelandic and international organizations and projects on the Arctic issues.

Appointments

The IACN tries to contribute wherever possible and in various capacities. Below are some of the roles we have been assigned and have taken on.

Council Member International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA)

Arctic Congress Bodö 2024

Arctic Science Ministerial III Science Advisory Board

Editorial Committee - Book on Arctic Iceland Policy 2011-2021

Editorial board Arctic Yearbook COVID-19 Special Issue

European Polar Board Member

Icelandic Joint Committee on Arctic Affairs

Rif Research Station Board of Directors

SDWG National Delegate

SECEG National Delegate

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