Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

Arctic Circle

From 1996 to 2016, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson was the President of Iceland and elected five times in nationwide elections. He now serves as the Chairman of the Arctic Circle, which he founded in 2013 with various Arctic partners. Held in Iceland every October, the Arctic Circle Assembly has become the largest annual international gathering on the Arctic

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The North East Trade Route

The Arctic is melting, with dramatic consequences for polar wildlife and the Earth’s climate. On the other hand, new trade routes are opening up where the ice is receding. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, former President of Iceland and Chairman of the Arctic Circle, explores the consequences of this development in conversation with Scott Minerd, Founding Managing…


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Quick Take: Highlights of DLD20

An astronaut, a Nobel Prize winner, a chess champion, many champions of a sustainable future: Take a look at select videos of DLD20.
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