All-Party Parliamentary Group for Greenland (Greenland APPG)

By Polar Research and Policy Initiative
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Title:

  • All-Party Parliamentary Group for Greenland (Greenland APPG)

Purpose:

  • To strengthen the UK-Greenland relationship on matters political, economic, social, cultural and scientific. To raise greater awareness about Greenland within the UK and promote closer cooperation with the Greenlandic parliament (The Inatsisarsut).

Officers: 

  • Chair and Registered Contact: Brendan O’Hara, SNP MP for Argyll & Bute
  • Vice Chair: Andrew Rosindell, Conservative MP for Romford
  • Vice Chair: Cat Smith, Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood
  • Vice Chair: Drew Hendry, SNP MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
  • Vice Chair: Carol Monaghan SNP MP for Glasgow North West
  • Vice Chair: David Linden SNP MP for Glasgow East
  • Secretary: Alex Sobel, Labour MP for Leeds North West
  • Treasurer: Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North 

Secretariat:

  • Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI)

Public Enquiry Point:

  • Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes, Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI)

Key Milestones: 

  • 13 November 2020: The Greenland APPG was formed. For further information, click here.
  • 16 December 2020: The Greenland APPG was included in the Register of All-Party Parliamentary Groups. For further information, click here.
  • 26 January 2021: Greenland’s Foreign Minister and Deputy Foreign Minister address UK Parliamentarians in historic meeting, the first formal meeting of the Greenland APPG. For further information, click here

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