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.

11 May 2023, BMBF Office Berlin

The 21st Arctic Dialogue was held on 11 May 2023 in the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The overarching theme of the meeting was international cooperation in Arctic research. For the first time, the Berlin embassies of the Arctic States were represented in the Arctic Dialogue.

29 November 2022, DGAP Office, Berlin  

The 20th Arctic Dialogue was held in cooperation with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) on 29 November 2022 at the DGAP Office in Berlin. The overall theme of the meeting was the impact of the Russian war of aggression on arctic politics and the arctic research.

8 November 2022, Berlin Embassy of Canada to Germany

Canada and Germany have long been pioneers in Arctic research and are home to some of the world's most renowned experts in the field. In our co-organized event with the Canadian Embassy in Berlin, the Canadian-German perspective on global warming in Arctic science will be discussed.

15 October 2022, Reykjavik, Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre

In cooperation with the Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNÍS) and the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), the German Arctic Office co-organized a session on funding international Arctic science at the Arctic Circle conference in Reykjavík/Iceland on the 15 October 2022.

15 June 2022, Berlin

This year, the German Arctic Office at the Alfred Wegener Institute is celebrating its 5th anniversary. On this occasion, all partners of the office were invited to a festive event onboard a seminar ship on the Spree River in Berlin.

15 June 2022, Helmholtz Office, Berlin                                                                                              The 19th Arctic Dialogue was held at the Helmholtz Office in Berlin on 15 June 2022. The central theme of the meeting was on the role of the Arctic from the point of view of the new German government. After 2 years of Covid-caused online meetings, the 19th Arctic Dialogue could be organized as a face-to-face meeting.

8 December 2021, online meeting

The 18th Arctic Dialogue was held on 8 December 2021 as a virtual meeting. The focus of the meeting, which was jointly organized with the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), was on collaboration with indigenous partners.

31 May 2021, online meeting

The 17th Arctic Dialogue was held on 31 May 2021 as a virtual meeting. The main focus was on short reports of the institutions participating in the dialogue forum.