Commissioner Damanaki presenting the EU policy towards the Arctic in Tromsø
Commissioner Maria Damanaki was in Norway to present the EU policy towards the Arctic. She metwith Mr Espen Barth Eide, Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Carl Bildt, Swedish Foreign Minister and Chair of the Arctic Council, and Ms Leona Aglukkaq, Canadian Minister of Health and of the Northern Economic Development Agency and incoming Chair of the Arctic Council
Commissioner Damanaki delivered a keynote speech at the Arctic Frontiers 2013 Conference, which took place in Tromsø. She also attended the signing Ceremony of the Agreement between the Arctic Council Secretariat and the Government of Norway.
"The Arctic: an EU Perspective" - Commissioner Damanaki's speech at the Arctic Frontiers 2013 Conference
" The Arctic: It is time for us to take action" - Read and comment on Maria Damanaki's blog
On fisheries policy, Ms Damanaki met with the Norwegian Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Ms Lisbeth Berg-Hansen.