Tag: Denmark

  • The Government of the Faroe Islands Releases Arctic Strategy

    The Government of the Faroe Islands released its arctic strategy on October 13 at the Arctic Circle Assembly 2022 in Reykjavík. Situated in the GIUK gap between Iceland and Scotland and self-governing since 1948, the 50,000 citizens of the Faroe Islands are under the “external sovereignty” of Denmark. They have a strong focus on Arctic issues and participate in the Arctic Council as part of a delegation…

  • NATO in the Arctic

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization will be celebrating its 75th birthday in 2024 and its role is more relevant than ever. NATO has a vested interest in the Arctic through its members: Denmark, Iceland, and Norway are three of the eleven founding members of NATO. They have a special arrangement: no permanent military bases, no nuclear…