Arctic issues, a fundamental element

Iceland has focused on three subject areas: scientific co-operation; search, rescue and response capabilities; and economic diversification.

Arctic Circle Assembly Photo
The Arctic Circle Assembly in 2014, an annual event in Reykjavík, Iceland.
Sturla Sigurjónsson
Published: Wednesday, 06/03/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 06/03/2015 10:43 am EDT

Iceland is in the only member state of the Arctic Council whose territory is wholly located in the Arctic, according to the criteria set down by the Council itself.

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