Arctic Circle Forums are held all over the world on specialized subjects. Organized in collaboration with Governments, Ministries and Organizations of the host countries.
Arctic Circle Japan Forum
Organized in cooperation with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation. Dates to be announced.
Arctic Circle Greenland Forum
GEOPOLITICS - CLIMATE CHANGE - ENERGY - ENVIRONMENT - TRADE - MINERALS - INFRASTRUCTURE - OCEAN RESOURCES - TOURISM. Organized in cooperation with Naalakkersuisut, the Government of Greenland. Dates to be announced.
Arctic Circle Berlin Forum
EUROPE - GERMANY - MOSAIC - SCIENCE - POLICY. Organized in cooperation with the German Arctic Office at the Alfred Wegener Institute and hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Dates to be announced.
View the programs of past forums.
The China Forum was held in the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum on May 10-11, 2019. Hosted by the Ministry of Natural Resources in collaboration with the Polar Research Institute of China and supported by the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai. Themes: Polar Silk Roads - Science and Innovation - Transport and Investment - Sustainable Development - Oceans - Energy - Governance.
The Korea Forum was held in Seoul on December 7-8, 2018 in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, the Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) and Korea Maritime Institute (KMI). Theme: Asia Meets the Arctic: Science, Connectivity and Partnership.
Faroe Islands Forum
The Faroe Islands Forum was held in the Nordic House in Tórshavn on May 8-9, 2018 in cooperation with the Government of Faroe Islands. The theme: Arctic Hubs: Building Dynamic Economies and Sustainable Communities in the North.
The Québec Forum was held in collaboration with the Government of Qébec on December 11-13, 2016. The theme: Sustainable Development in Northern Regions: an Integrated and Partnership-based Approach.
Greenland Forum 2016
The first Greenland Forum was held in Katuaq Culture Center in Nuuk on May 17-19, 2016 in collaboration with Naalakkersuisut, the Government of Greenland. Themes included: tourism, shipping and airlines, natural resources, fisheries, and the empowerment of indigenous peoples across the Arctic.
The Singapore Forum was held in collaboration with the Singapore Maritime Institute on November 12th, 2015. Discussions focused on shipping, infrastructure financing, ocean science and research, and global collaboration on Arctic affairs.
The Alaska Forum was held in Anchorage on August 23-25, 2015 in cooperation with Alaskan Partners and Authorities, the first in the Forum Series. The theme: Shipping and Ports in the Arctic.