18.05.2012

Icelandic participant at an Arctic meeting in Beijing

An Icelandic employee of the Polar Research Institute of China, Mr Egill Thor Nielsson, made a presentation at a Chinese-Nordic seminar on Arctic affairs held in Beijing on May 10. The seminar was jointly organised by the Stockholm Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and the China Center for Contemporary World Studies (CCCWS). Participants included academic experts on Arctic affairs, Nordic diplomats and Chinese officials as well as representatives from the private sector.

Further information on the seminar can be found on the following links:

http://www.cccws.org.cn/en/NewsInfo.aspx?NId=1323

http://www.sipri.org/media/pressreleases/10-may-2012-China-arctic

(Picture above is of Mr Egill Thor Nielsson)



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