Guide to relevant organizations in Greenlandic research

Here you can learn more about some of the relevant organizations in Greenlandic research. We hope you find it useful to get started on your research project in Greenland.

 

Please note that this is by no means a complete list, but that we are constantly updating and improving it. Therefore, you are also very welcome to make us aware if you have suggestions for additions to the list.

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Ministry for Education, Culture, Sports and Church

Ministry for Education, Culture, Sports and Church 

The department covers several areas. Find the right person by visiting their website.

2
The Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health

The department covers several areas. Find the right person by visiting their website.

3
Ministry for Fisheries and Hunting

Ministry for Fisheries and Hunting 

The department covers several areas. Find the right person by visiting their website.

4
Ministry of Mineral Resources and Justice

Ministry of Mineral Resources and Justice

The department covers several areas. Find the right person by visiting their website

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Greenland Representation in Washington, DC

Greenland Representation in Washington, DC

The Greenland Representation in Washington, D.C. strives to strengthen the bilateral relations between Greenland and the United States, and Greenland and Canada, respectively, on a number of issues and sectors of significance to Greenland, i.e. political level, economic and trade relations and in the fields of education, science and culture.

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Human Rights Council in Greenland

Human Rights Council in Greenland

The Council was established in 2013 on the basis of the UN principles of Paris for the establishment of national human rights organizations, and hence recommendations for the establishment of such councils and organizations.

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Inuit Circumpolar Council in Greenland

Inuit Circumpolar Council in Greenland

The Inuit Circumpolar Council (ІСС) is an international Indigenous Peoples’ Organization representing approximately 180.000 Inuit living in the Arctic regions of Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Chukotka, Russia.

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Council of Gender Equality in Greenland

Council of Gender Equality in Greenland

The Gender Equality Council’s task is to promote equality between men and women in Greenlandic society. The Council is politically independent, which means that it is not bound by any public body, and it therefore works on its own initiative. In this way, it is ensured that the work of the council is not affected by other political objectives.

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MIO - National Advocacy Center Working for Childens Rights

MIO – National Advocacy Center Working for Childrens Rights

MIO works to spread awareness of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (the Convention on the Rights of the Child) in Greenland. MIO works to ensure that the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is translated into concrete initiatives that improve the daily lives of – particularly vulnerable – children and young people in Greenland.

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Tilioq - The Disability Advocacy Institution

Tilioq – The Disability Advocacy Institution

The Disability Advocacy Institution Tilioq is a politically independent institution under the Greenland Home Rule Government and is located in Sisimiut. Tilioq’s tasks are statutory and to secure and promote the interests of people with disabilities in society based on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Innovation Greenland

Innovation Greenland

Innovation Greenland (formerly Greenland Business) has the task of providing general business advice and processing applications from imaginative entrepreneurs who need financial support or guidance to transform their innovative ideas into concrete and sustainable projects.