Valg i Grønland

12:00 - 13:15

Valg i Grønland

Åpent seminar arrangert av Centre for Arctic Policy Studies og Norden i fokus, torsdag 12. april kl. 12.00 – 13.15 i Nordens Hus.


Moderator: Sigurður Ólafsson prosjektleder i Nordens Hus


Greenland: when geopolitics took over politics

  • Damien Degeorges is a Reykjavík-based consultant who has been following Greenlandic affairs for more than 15 years. He was also a freelance correspondent for the Greenlandic newspaper Atuagagdliutit/Grønlandsposten and taught international politics at the University of Greenland.

What are the elections about?

  • Unnur Brá Konráðsdóttir was a member of the Icelandic parliament from 2009 – 2017, for the Independence Party. She was elected President of the Parliament in 2017 and was chairman of the West Nordic Council of Iceland 2013-2016. Unnur Brá was recently appointed by the prime minister as an assistant to the government in charge of the constitutional review.

The importance of the election and the next generation 

  • Tukumminnguaq Nykjær Olsen is a graduate student at the University of Greenland, she is a native greenlander from Qaanaaq, Greenland and taking one semester at the University of Akureyri in Polar Law. She is a active member of Global Indigenous Youth Caucus in the United Nations and is a former Chairman of the political active student organization ILI ILI.


Diskusjon, på engelsk.


Møtet foregår hovedsakelig på engelsk