AEC put blue economy on the agenda at Arctic Frontiers

The Arctic blue economy can help save the world – that was one of the conclusions at an expert workshop held during Arctic Frontiers 2022 in Tromsø, Norway. Here leading…

Banks banning investments in the Arctic will hurt even more now

Almost 50 banks, insurance companies and pension funds are blocking for investments in energy in the Arctic as a climate measure. The Arctic Economic Council (AEC) emphasizes that the source…

Meet AEC HQ´s Senior advisors

The AEC HQ has two senior advisors from two Arctic states; Russia and Norway. Based in Tromsø, Norway, they operate across time zones with the over 40 members of the…

Arctic Economic Council: Statement

The Arctic Economic Council held an extraordinary Executive Committee meeting on Monday and decided to move the hybrid annual general meeting from St Petersburg to an online meeting. Executive director…

Arctic Economic Council in high-level panel in Bodø

Director of the Arctic Economic Council (AEC) Mads Qvist Frederiksen , took part in the panel discussion on the geoeconomics of the Arctic Development together with Børge Brende from World…

AEC tells a different story of the Arctic at Stortinget

The Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region that took place on April 14, 2021 at Stortinget called in their final conference statement on national governments “to strengthen the cooperation…

North Agency becomes part of an international maritime working group

The Tromsø-based company North Agency AS that provides services to vessels operating in the Arctic Sea has joined an international working group on maritime transportation led by the Arctic Economic…

MegaFon Becomes a Member of the Arctic Economic Council

MegaFon has become the first Russian telecommunication company to represent Russia in the Arctic Economic Council (AEC). The AEC is an international business forum that facilitates Arctic business-to-business activities and…

Crowley Solutions Joins the Arctic Economic Council

The Arctic Economic Council (AEC) is honoured to welcome Crowley Solutions as a Legacy Member, representing the United States´ Business Community in the AEC. - Crowley is proud to be…

New Expert to the Investment and Infrastructure Working Group

The Arctic Economic Council´s (AEC) Investment and Infrastructure Working Group focuses on stimulating sustainable economic growth in the Arctic. Jack Durkee from the Wilson Center is warmly welcomed as a…

Meeting Future Energy Needs at the Arctic Frontiers Conference

Interesting and important discussions at Arctic Frontiers´ Business Solutions theme day. Chairman of the Arctic Economic Council (AEC), Heidar Gudjonsson, focused on the importance of infrastructure when he participated in…

NOVATEK and ROSATOM Joins the Arctic Economic Council

The Arctic Economic Council (AEC) is proud to welcome two new energy companies from Russia, NOVATEK and ROSATOM, as AEC members. - The responsible development of the Arctic region is…

The Arctic Economic Council in the Summary of the Public EU Arctic Policy Consultation

A summary of the results of the public consultation on the European Union´s (EU) Arctic Policy is published. The Arctic Economic Council participated in the consultation and is pleased to…

Vacancy: Adviser at the Arctic Economic Council

The Arctic Economic Council (AEC) is seeking an adviser in a temporary position for our office in Tromsø, from April 1 to December 31, 2021. You will work in close…

New Expert to AEC´s Blue Economy Working Group

The Arctic Economic Council´s (AEC) Blue Economy Working Group (BEWG) represents a strong network within blue business development in the Arctic. Now they have welcomed Line Kjelstrup, Cluster Manager at…

New Director of the Arctic Economic Council

The Arctic Economic Council (AEC) has searched across the Arctic for a new director to lead the ship forward. Mads Qvist Frederiksen from Denmark is hired to do the job.…

Launch of the Arctic Infrastructure Inventory

The need for Arctic Infrastructure, sustainable economic development in the Arctic and the utility of the Inventory was on the agenda when The Wilson Center´s Polar Institute launched the Arctic…

Our new website is live

“What separates design from art is that design is meant to be... functional.” once said the website designer Cameron Moll. After a long-detailed process, we finally have our new website…

AEC at the Arctic Resilience Forum

Broadband Connectivity is on the agenda when the AEC’s Connectivity Working Group is collaborating with the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group on a webinar on the 11th of November.…

The AEC Lectures at the Korea Arctic Academy

The 6th Korea Arctic Academy starts today, and the Arctic Economic Council (AEC) is proud to contribute to the educational activities for sustainable Arctic development. The Korea Arctic Academy aims…