Month: October 2017

Arctic Circles Forum Fringe Event Announced – Details and Tickets here.

  You can download and print off the poster as required. Download V3.2 Arctic Circle Fringe Event Poster Here is the link to your booking of FREE tickets Book your tickets here.

The news from Iceland – Really Proud

Thanks to John Mckenzie, Alison Macleod and Maggie Fyffe for taking part in the Nordic Horizons break out session at the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik in 2017. Thanks to Kristin Hannesdottir, the Icelandic Consul in Scotland, who hosted the session. Special mention has to be made of Alasdair Macleod who blogged so eloquently about the experience. Brilliant writing and very interesting – his three blogs are below. Arctic Circle , Nordic Horizons Church, Ice Breaker and Rural Broadband Nordic Horizons Session

The Pots & Pans Revolution, Re-heated; Iceland’s Constitutional Comeback

The Pots & Pans Revolution, Re-heated; Iceland’s Constitutional Comeback Supported by the Scottish Government Speaker: Katrin Oddsdóttir – member of the Constitution Council of Iceland and political activist Respondent: Patrick Harvie – MSP, Glasgow, Green Chair: Lesley Riddoch, writer & broadcaster Tuesday 7 November 2017 – 1800-20.00 Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh Iceland’s Crowd Sourced Constitution was kicked into touch by politicians in 2011 — but it’s making a comeback. Katrin Oddsdóttir was one of 25 members of the Constitution Council of Iceland, which drafted the new constitution in a process recognised worldwide for its emphasis on democratic methods and social media tools. The draft constitution contains clauses on environmenta...Read More

Grateful for the mention

The Scottish Government has released a detailed policy document .  We, at Nordic Horizons, are delighted to see this vision from the Scottish Government of closer practical cooperation and collaboration with our northern neighbours. It is also gratifying to see mention of our efforts in shaping some of the thinking by providing the opportunity for speakers. Without going all Oscar acceptance speech here, it is a team effort and we are grateful for the support of so many ; event audiences, academics, social media followers, civil servants, and everyone else to make the events happen. Thanks again. Here is the full press release.

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