Office for information and cooperation in the Arctic

The German Arctic Office at the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research serves as an information and cooperation platform for German stakeholders invested in Arctic science, politics and industry. It enhances the visibility of Germany‘s engagement in the Arctic on a national and international level.

The German Arctic Office serves as a central point of contact for political and scientific bodies, NGO‘s and German industry; advises the Federal Government on Arctic issues through statements and briefings based on the most current state of research, and; fosters Germany‘s participation in the Arctic Council‘s scientific activities.

The German Arctic Office provides scientific organizations with background information on current policy relevant developments in the Arctic Region, and; informs German stakeholders from science, politics and industry with consitent information from the global Arctic research community.

The German Arctic Office initiates and organizes national Arctic meetings and events in cooperation with partners from science, politics and industry, and; supports the federal government in the representation of German Arctic research and policy at international conferences.

25 - 26 October 2018, Berlin, Germany

The European Commission, the Republic of Finland and the Federal Republic of Germany are organizing the 2nd Arctic Science Ministerial (ASM2) in Berlin (Germany) on 25-26 October 2018 in Berlin. On behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Arctic Office is supporting the organizers in the preparation of the Ministerial, in particular the Arctic Science Forum, with regards to the scientific contents.

POLAR2018 is a joint event of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC). The SCAR meetings, the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) and the Open Science Conference will be hosted by the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) under the patronage of the Swiss Committee on Polar and High Altitude Research.

31 January - 1 February 2018, Hannover

The Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) organized in cooperation with the German Arctic Office at the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, the Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. and the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel a Workshop on „Geoscientific Contributions for a Better Understanding of the Arctic System".

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