Scotland and the New North (19-21 November 2017)

The North theme attended the recent Arctic Circle Forum on 'Scotland and the New North' in Edinburgh from 19-21 November 2017. Hosted by the Scottish Government.

The Arctic Circle Forum was a specialised spin-off event from the main Arctic Circle Assembly, held annually in Iceland to provide an opportunity for policy makers, academics, professionals and wider civic society to participate in discussions focused on areas of common interest between Scotland and Arctic region.The North Exhibition Stand - Arctic Circle Forum, 19-21 Nov 2017

  • The annual Arctic Circle Assembly is the largest annual international gathering on the Arctic
  • Attended by more than 2000 participants from 50 countries
  • It is attended by heads of states and governments, ministers, members of parliaments, officials, experts, scientists, entrepreneurs, business leaders, indigenous representatives, environmentalists, students and activists
  • Others from the growing international community of partners and participants interested in the future of the Arctic 

Watch First Minister Nicola Sturgeon of Scotland addressing the 2017 Arctic Circle Forum in Edinburgh and participating in an Q&A session with Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson