The Arctic Dialogue is put to the test

OPINION: As Arctic leaders unveil strategies and convene in top-level meetings, the region is becoming the glue that keeps the world together.

American investor named High North Hero of 2017

American Scott Minerd, one of the world’s most influential investors, was today awarded the High North Hero Prize for his efforts to promote value creation in the High North.

Danish Defense Report: Give Greenland more influence

A recent report from the Danish Center for Military Studies in Copenhagen encouraged Denmark to include Greenlandic authorities to a greater degree when shaping its High North policy—and to more actively use “The Greenland Card” in its dealings with the United States over Arctic policy.

NATO politicians to meet in Svalbard this spring

The next gathering of NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly will take place on Svalbard, when 80 to 100 NATO politicians will meet in Longyearbyen from May 8-10.

Norwegian Arctic journalist barred from Russia

Thomas Nilsen, the editor of the Independent Barents Observer and a prominent Arctic journalist, said he was denied entry to Russia by security services and told he was barred from the country for five years.

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