November 5, 2019
News archive - older: Overview
January 20, 2004: Upaluk to Geneva
Upaluk Poppel who for several years has been active in Inuit Youth International and now is Vice-president for Inuit Circumpolar Youth Council has been chosen by UN to join the Fellowship program.
May 10-21, 2004: UN Permanent Forum third session
UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues holds its third session at the UN Headquarters, New York May 10-21 2004. ICC arranged a siteevent on selfgovernment developments in Inuit regions. ICC Advisory Committe on Indigenous Peoples Rights members Aqqaluk Lynge, Greenland, Dalee Sambo Dorough, Alaskan and Minnie Grey,
Aqqaluk Lynge authors a new book
ICC-Greenland President, Aqqaluk Lynge, has just written his latest book, titled The book highlights the current status of the victims and descendants of the forced relocation of the Inuit people of Thule in northern Greenland in 1953. The book briefly highlights the historical colonization of the Inughuit
Making ICC's Kuujjuaq Declaration Work Nuuk, 4 February 2003 - The newly-elected executive council of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference (ICC) held its first meeting since the 9 th General Assembly was held in Kuujuaq, Nunavik, Canada last summer.
ICC Executive Council meets in Eqaluit
The Executive Council of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference (ICC)—Inuit leaders from Alaska, Canada, Chukotka (Russia), and Greenland—met in Iqaluit on January 21 and 22. Their agenda included social, cultural, economic, and environmental issues. Aqqaluk Lynge, President of ICC-Greenland, presented the current issues of importance to Greenlanders and received positive feedback and support from the other ICC Council members. Issues related to the language and communications commission, the ICC Task Force on Arctic Trade, and support on the next step regarding the Thule Case were some of the issues that Mr. Lynge has taken a lead on for the whole of ICC.
Sheila Watt-Cloutier in Chukotka
Renewed Spirit of Hope, Energy, and Resilience Among Inuit in Chtxkotka.
Ingmar Egede former Vicepresident for Inuit Circumpolar Conference died after a long struggle against cancer Saturday the ninth of August Ingmar Egede who was member of ICC's executive council from 1989-92 and vicepresident of ICC from 1992-95 died of cancer saturday, nineth of August in Nuuk. Ingmar Egede was very active in educational questions throughout the Arctic, that lead in the end to the creation of the world wide International Training Center for Indigenous Peoples, ITCIP, where indigenous people throughout the world were able to be taught about Human Rights.
ICC ECM in Nome
Nome, Alaska - The Executive Council of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference (ICC), an organization representing 155,000 Inuit in Greenland, Canada, Alaska and Chukotka, Russia, continues to be diligent in addressing its concerns about the ability of future generations to maintain the Inuit culture in the face of the many globalized pressures that are impacting on the circumpolar regions.
September 25, 2003: Aqqaluk Lynge's speech at Geneva
Thank you, Mr. Chairman. My name is Aqqaluk Lynge and I am the President of Inuit Circumpolar Conference (Greenland) and a Member of the Greenland Home Rule Parliament. As some of you may know, the Greenland Home Rule Government is one manifestation of the Inuit exercise of self-determination within local, regional and international political and legal arenas. The Home Rule Government has authority over a range of matters, including culture, health, education, and economic development.
July 18, 2003: Permanent Forum, second session
December 11, 2002: Working Group established in accordance
American Indian Law Alliance, Inuit Circumpolar Conference, Tetuwan Oyate, Grand Council of the Crees (of Québec), International Treaty Four Secretariat, Samson Cree Nation, Ermineskin Cree Nation, Montana Cree Nation, Louis Bull Cree Nation, International Organization of Indigenous Resource Development, African Indigenous Women’s Organization, Innu Council of Nitassinan, Na Koa Ikaika Kalahui Hawaii, Indigenous Information Network, Indigenous World Association, Indigenous Peoples and Nations Coalition, Fédérations des Organisations Autochtones de Guyane Française, Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services Secretariat, Buffalo River Denè Nation, Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact.
Marts 8, 2009: Inuit-vrede over EU's beslutning
Inuitorganisationen ICC langer ud efter EU oven på vedtagelsen af sælforbudet Inuit fra Grønland, Canada, Alaska og Tjukotka kalder EU's afstemning, som resulterer i forbud mod sæler i EU for “totalt amoralsk”. – Der er forskellige kriterier for hvornår noget er umoralsk. EU mestrer at opfylde flere af disse. Inuit vil blive hårdt ramt af denne bestemmelse, en bestemmelse som ikke er blevet behandlet på behørig vis, og som derfor må betragtes som en umoralsk handling, lyder det fra Aqqaluk Lynge, præsident for ICC Greenland.
August 14, 2009: ICC observes the EMRIP 2nd session in Geneva
ICC Greenland is sending two observers to the EMRIP second session
Inuit poet wins prestigeous literary award
The young Inupiaq poet, Joan Kane, won the Whiting Writers' Award
ICC's response on EU seal ban
ICC representative Lene Kielsen Holm travelled to Brussels to speak on EU's seal ban issue.
ICC Christmas Greeting 2009
Inuit Circumpolar Council - Greenland wishes you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2009