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  • October 14-17, 2021
  • Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center, Reykjavík, Iceland

2021 Arctic Circle Assembly

The largest annual international gathering on the Arctic will take place as an in-person event.

Program

The draft Program of the 2021 Arctic Circle Assembly is available here:

Guidelines on gatherings at the Arctic Circle Assembly:

  • 1500 people can now gather in large events in Iceland given participants provide a negative result from a Covid-19 test (see below)
  • Social distancing rules do not apply to seated events nor is there a requirement of face masks in such cases.
  • Participants are to maintain social distancing of one meter and use face masks if that is not possible.

Participants need to provide a negative result from a COVID-19 test, taken no longer than 48 hours in advance. Valid tests are either a rapid antigen test or a PCR test.

Rapid testing will be made available at Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center.

Approved by the Health Authorities

Travel Guidelines

The Arctic is ground zero for climate change

John Kerry Former United States Secretary and President Biden's Climate Envoy at the 2019 Arctic Circle Assembly

Frederik Paulsen Arctic Academic Action Award

The Frederik Paulsen Arctic Academic Action Award will be announced awarded for the first time at the 2021 Arctic Circle Assembly.

Media Accreditation

Every year the Arctic Circle welcomes numerous reporters and photographers to the Assembly. Read more for instruction on how to get Media Accreditation.

Greenland is not for sale, but it is open for business

Kim KielsenPremier of Greenland at the 2019 Arctic Circle Assembly

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