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25.04.2017 Fifth Arctic Circle Assembly October 13-15: Registration now open

In the few years since its founding in 2013, the Arctic Circle has become the largest annual global gathering on the Arctic. The momentum continues to gather pace: you won't want to miss the fifth Arctic Circle Assembly this year.Registration now open go to www.arcticcircle.org.

13.03.2017Capital Controls lifted

The Greenlandic-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce notes the announcement of the Icelandic Government that capital controls have been lifted with effect on Tuesday. The Government of Iceland today announces that capital controls on the country's individuals, firms, and pension funds have been lifted with effect on Tuesday. The removal of the capital controls, which stabilised the currency and economy during the country's unprecedented financial crash, represents the completion of Iceland's return to international financial markets.

15.02.2017New Board and changes to Bylaws following the AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Greelandic-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce was held in ReykjavÝk 1 February 2017. The Chairman of the Board, ┴rni Gunnarsson, presented the highlights of last year's activities in the beginning of the meeting. The highlights of the meeting were changes to the bylaws and election of the Board.

05.01.2017Annual General Meeting 1 February at 14 PM

Annual General Meeting will be held 1 February 2017 at 14.00 PM in House of Commerce, Borgart˙ni 35, 105 Rvk.

09.10.2016GLIS participation in The Arctic Circle Forum

The Greenlandic Iceland Chamber of Commerce (GLIS) organised a breakout session at the Forum about Avitation in the Arctic aree in co-operation with VerkÝs Consulting Engineers and Air Iceland. Other representatives and members, such as Royal Arctic Line, Eimskip, Faxafloahafnir and Icelandair, were present and seen at the Arctic Circle Forum 2016 and participated in various sessions.

07.10.2016Nordic Music Days

Arnannguaq Gerstr°m, one of the Board Members of Greenlandic Icelandic Chamber is one of the composers participating in Nordicmusicdays.

09.09.201620th anniversary of the Arctic Council

A two-day programme commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Arctic Council is being organized in Akureyri and Reykjavik on September 8 and 9, 2016.

09.09.2016Special offers to GLIS members to NUUK

GLIS members will be offered assistance in the development of business relations in Greenland throughout the year 2016. The Board representatives in NUUK will assist members directly and special offers will be offered by Air Iceland. Announcement will be sent out soon.

29.10.2014Greenland Eyes International Film Festival ľ Nordic Tour 2014

From 30th October - 4th November the Greenland Eyes International Film Festival takes place in Reykjavik. It┤s the worlds biggest film festival focussing on Greenlandic films.

02.09.2014Eruption near Bßr­arbunga

Last friday there was a small eruption in Holuhraun, near Bárðarbunga. This eruption took place outside the glacier Vatnajökull, which means that it was not a subglacial eruption. The volcano alert has been raised to red, but a couple of hours later it was on orange. Then, on Sunday...

27.08.2014Polar Fish 2014

Trade show "Polar Fish 2014" from 3.10. until 5.10.2014 in Sisimiut, Greenland

27.08.2014IceFish Conference 2014

Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition in Kopavogur from 25.09. - 27.09.2014

22.08.2014Is Bßr­arbunga the new Eyjafjallaj÷kull?

In 2010, Eyjafjallaj÷kull made a lot of headliners. Since last Saturday, it┤s Bßr­arbunga everyone is talking about.

07.07.2014SAVE THE DATE 28.08 Annual Chamber Cup 2014

On Thursday August 28th the annual Chamber Cup golf tournament will be held at GR golf course in Reykjavik, which is considered to be one of the best courses in Iceland. All members of the American, Artic British, Danish, Faroe, Finish, France, German, Greenlandic, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish and Swedish - Icelandic Chambers of Commerce, ICC as well as the Iceland Chamber of Commerce are welcome.

15.05.2014Iceland's Day in Nuuk - book the day!

The Greenlandic-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Icelandic Consulate General in Nuuk and Air Iceland decided that Iceland's Day will be held in Nuuk on Friday, October 24, 2014.

31.01.2014Hrˇkurinn undirbřr lei­angur til Austur-GrŠnlands Ý febr˙ar

SkßkfÚlagi­ Hrˇkurinn undirbřr n˙ lei­angur til nokkurra ■orpa ß Austur-GrŠnlandi, 19. til 26. febr˙ar. Fer­in markar upphafi­ a­ tˇlfta starfsßri Hrˇksins ß GrŠnlandi, og hefur fÚlagi­ skipulagt vel yfir 30 skßkfer­ir til GrŠnlands. Ů˙sundir barna hafa fengi­ taflsett og skßkkver a­ gj÷f. Hrˇkurinn hefur heimsˇtt bŠi og ■orp um gj÷rvallt GrŠnland og haldi­ ˇteljandi hßtÝ­ir og skßkmˇt, ■ar sem gle­in og vinßttan eru h÷f­ a­ lei­arljˇsi. Yfirskrift hßtÝ­arinnar Ý febr˙ar er einmitt: GrŠnland -- gle­in a­ lei­arljˇsi.

30.01.2014GrŠnlandsmyndasřning RAX Ý Arion banka: Kristjana Motzfeldt hei­ru­

Sřning ljˇsmyndarans RAX, Ragnars Axelssonar, me­ myndum frß GrŠnlandi var opnu­ Ý Arionbanka ß d÷gunum. Rax fŠr­i Kristj÷nu Gu­mundsdˇttur Motzfeldt eintak af bˇkinni Last Days of the Arctic vi­ ath÷fn Ý h÷fu­st÷­vum Arion banka Ý Borgart˙ni en ■ar stendur n˙ yfir sřning ß ljˇsmyndum hans frß GrŠnlandi.

16.01.2014GrŠnland og ═sland vilja styrkja vi­skiptatengslin

Aukinn ßhugi Ýslenskra fyrirtŠkja ß GrŠnlandi hefur řtt undir ■rˇun Ý landinu, en ■ar eru me­al annars tŠkifŠri Ý fer­amennsku, fiskvei­um og Ý nßmuvinnslu og n˙ sÝ­ast olÝuleit ß hafi ˙ti. Ůetta sag­i Vittus Qujaukitsoq, fjßrmßla- og innanrÝkisrß­herra GrŠnlands, ß fundi GrŠnlenska-Ýslenska vi­skiptarß­sins

09.01.2014Fundinum ß morgun til 14.1 kl 15.00 - grŠnlenski rß­herrann ve­urtepptur

ŮvÝ mi­ur ver­um vi­ a­ fresta fundinum me­ Vittus Qujaukitsoq fjßrmßla- og innanrÝkisrß­herra.GrŠnlands og Bjarna Benediktssyni, fjßrmßlarß­herra ═slands sem ßtti a­ vera kl. 8.30 Ý fyrramßli­ GrŠnlenski rß­herrann er ve­urtepptur ß Egilsst÷­um. Fundurinn ver­ur ■ess Ý sta­ haldinn ß ■ri­judaginn 14. jan˙ar kl 15.00 - 16.30 ß Hˇtel Natura (Loftlei­ir)

06.01.2014Samstarfsa­ili og fjßrfestir ˇskast vi­ byggingu fiskvinnslust÷­var Ý Nuuk

GrŠnlenska fyrirtŠki­ Arctic Constructeri ApS Ý Nuuk hefur leita­ til a­alrŠ­isskrifstofunnar og ˇska­ eftir a­sto­ vi­ a­ finna samstarfsa­ila og fjßrfesti ß ═slandi vegna byggingar og rekstrar fiskvinnslu Ý Nuuk.

03.01.2014═slendingar Ý stjˇrnum grŠnlenskra fyrirtŠkja

FŠrst hefur Ý v÷xt a­ ═slendingar opni ˙tib˙ ß GrŠnlandi, setjist Ý stjˇrnir ■arlendra fyrirtŠkja e­a komi v÷rum ß marka­.

24.10.2013FlugfÚlagshßtÝ­in Ý Nuuk a­ hefjast: Eitt metna­arfyllsta verkefni Hrˇksins ß GrŠnlandi til ■essa

SkßkfÚlagi­ Hrˇkurinn og FlugfÚlag ═slands efna til skßkhßtÝ­ar Ý Nuuk, h÷fu­borg GrŠnlands, dagana 25. oktˇber til 1. nˇvember. HßtÝ­in er haldin Ý samvinnu vi­ GrŠnlensk-Ýslenska vi­skiptarß­i­ og Kalak, vinafÚlag ═slands og GrŠnlands. HßtÝ­in hefst ß f÷studag, samhli­a kaupstefnu ß vegum ═slandsstofu, F═ og GrŠnlensk-Ýslenska vi­skiptrß­sins sem tugir Ýslenskra fyrirtŠkja taka ■ßtt Ý. Vi­ hßtÝ­lega ath÷fn Ý Katuaq, norrŠna h˙sinu Ý Nuuk, munu tugir barna fß taflsett a­ gj÷f frß FlugfÚlagi ═slands, en alls munu F═ og Hrˇkurinn gefa 300 grŠnlenskum b÷rnum taflsett ß nŠstunni. B÷rnin munu lÝka fß skßkkver ß grŠnlensku, sem skßkfr÷mu­urinn Siguringi Sigurjˇnsson stendur a­, og fleiri gjafir.

20.06.2013Kaupstefna Ý Nuuk, dagana 24.-26. oktˇber

GrŠnlensk-Ýslenska vi­skiptarß­i­, ═slandsstofa og FlugfÚlag ═slands, auglřsa eftir ßhugas÷mum fyrirtŠkjum til ■ßttt÷ku Ý kaupstefnu Ý Nuuk ß GrŠnlandi dagana 24.-26. oktˇber. Um er rŠ­a ■riggja daga fer­ ■ar sem fyrirtŠkjum gefst kostur ß a­ taka ■ßtt Ý sřningu sem haldin ver­ur Ý menningarh˙sinu Katuaq og jafnframt a­ eiga fundi me­ grŠnlenskum fyrirtŠkjum.

26.05.2013Minningarhßti­ um fyrsta forsŠtisrß­herra GrŠnlands

Li­smenn SkßkfÚlagins Hrˇksins hafa undanfarna daga veri­ Ý Nuuk, h÷fu­borg GrŠnlands, til a­ undirb˙a minningarskßkmˇt um Jonathan Motzfeldt, fyrsta forsŠtisrß­herra GrŠnlands. Jonathan Motzfeldt var sannkalla­ur landsfa­ir ß GrŠnlandi, mikill ═slandsvinur og ßstrÝ­ufullur skßkßhugama­ur. Hann tˇk ■ßtt Ý fyrsta skßkmˇtinu Ý s÷gu GrŠnlands, sem haldi­ var Ý Qaqortoq sumari­ 2003. Jonathan lÚst ßri­ 2010, en minning hans er Ý hßvegum h÷f­ Ý nor­rinu.

14.05.2013Upplřsingafundur um st÷­u mßla Ý GrŠnlandi Ý gŠr

GrŠnlensk-Ýslenska vi­skiptarß­i­ (GLIS) stˇ­ fyrir upplřsingafundi um st÷­u mßla Ý GrŠnlandi Ý gŠr. ═ heimsˇkn voru 14 fulltr˙ar frß vi­skiptarß­i Sermersooq, sem er stŠrsta sveitastjˇrnarsvŠ­i Ý heiminum. SvŠ­inu tilheyrir h÷fu­sta­ur GrŠnlands Nuuk og einnig bŠirnir ß austurstr÷nd GrŠnlands. ┴hugi Ýslenskra fyrirtŠkja var mikill ß fundinum og var h˙sfyllir.

13.05.2013Gestir frß GrŠnlandi - fundur 13 maÝ frß 15.00-17.00

Mßnudaginn 13 maÝ frß kl 15.-17.00 bř­ur GrŠnlensk- Ýslenska vi­skiptarß­i­ fÚl÷gum og vinum rß­sins til fundar me­ stjˇrn vi­skiptarß­s Ý Sermersooq ( sjß rau­lita­a svŠ­i­ ß mynd) Ý H˙si verslunar, Kringlunni 7, 7 hŠ­.

22.03.2013S÷fnun fyrir hljˇ­fŠrum og tˇnlistarh˙si Ý Kulusuk

Laugardaginn 23. mars klukkan 14.00 ver­a haldnir stˇrtˇnleikar Ý Eldborg Ý samstarfi vi­ tˇnlistarh˙si­ H÷rpu, ■ar sem margir ■ekktustu tˇnlistarmenn og hljˇmsveitir landsins stÝga ß svi­ Ý ■ßgu Ýb˙a Kulusuk ß GrŠnlandi, en tˇnlistarh˙si­ Ý ■orpinu brann til grunna Ý fßrvi­ri ß d÷gunum.

20.03.2013═slendingar eru velkomnir til GrŠnlands

T÷luver­ tŠkifŠri eru fyrir Ýslensk fyrirtŠki ß GrŠnlandi og mikill vilji er til sta­ar hjß grŠnlenskum fyrirtŠkjum a­ vinna me­ ■eim Ýslensku. Ůetta segir Brian Bruus Pedersen, forma­ur Samtaka atvinnulÝfsins ß GrŠnlandi og stjˇrnarma­ur Ý GrŠnlensk-Ýslenska vi­skiptarß­inu.

20.02.2013Eimskip: Eru ■egar Ý GrŠnlandsvi­skiptum

Gylfi Sigf˙sson, forstjˇri Eimskips, situr Ý GrŠnlensk-Ýslenska vi­skiptarß­inu og heimsˇtti GrŠnland Ý fyrsta sinn Ý febr˙ar.

20.02.2013═slensk fyrirtŠki ■egar hasla­ sÚr v÷ll

Nokkur fj÷ldi Ýslenskra fyrirtŠkja hefur ■egar komi­ a­ verkefnum ß GrŠnlandi. Sem dŠmi mß nefna a­ ═stak hefur velt ■ar um fjˇrum millj÷r­um ß ßri sÝ­ustu ßr.