• IPF Becomes Associate Member of the University of the Arctic

    IPF Becomes Associate Member of the University of the Arctic

    The IPF recently became an Associate Member of the University of the Arctic. IPF Executive Director Thierry Touchais participated in the celebrations for the 10th Anniversary of the University of …

  • Leiepoort Deinze Campus Sint-Hendrik Wins the Polar Quest Contest!

    Leiepoort Deinze Campus Sint-Hendrik Wins the Polar Quest Contest!

    On Wednesday, May 18th, the AHA! project, led by Koen Meirlaen and his students from the Leiepoort Deinze Campus Sint-Hendrik became the final winners of the Polar Quest Contest. While …

  • The Legacy of the International Polar Year

    The Legacy of the International Polar Year

    The International Polar Year is a large scientific programme focused on the Arctic and the Antarctic from March 2007 to March 2009. During this period, an interdisciplinary and international science programme reinforced …

  • Exhibition “From Brussels, Xié Xié Shanghai”

    Exhibition “From Brussels, Xié Xié Shanghai”

    From March 30th to May 31st, Tour & Taxi (Brussels) will host the exhibition “From Brussels, Xiè Xiè Shanghai” (“Thank You, Shanghai”). The exhibition …

  • Mardis Durables: Live Link with the Princess Elisabeth Station

    Mardis Durables: Live Link with the Princess Elisabeth Station

    On February 15th, the Princess Elisabeth research station in Antarctica (PEA) was the focal point of the launch of the 'mardis durables du Palais', a special exhibition focusing on sustainable …

  • The Princess Elisabeth Station Live in Paris

    The Princess Elisabeth Station Live in Paris

    On February 15th 2011 the Princess Elisabeth research station in Antarctica (PEA) will be the centre of attention at the launch of the 'mardis durables du Palais', a special exhibition focussing …

  • BELARE 2010-2011 Season

    BELARE 2010-2011 Season

    The southern hemisphere winter is over, and as the Antarctic warms up, the members of the BELARE (Belgian Antarctic Research) 2010-2011 expedition have headed to Antarctica to re-open the Princess …

  • Arctic Futures Symposium Speaker Presentations and Videos Now Available

    Arctic Futures Symposium Speaker Presentations and Videos Now Available

    The Arctic Futures Symposium, which was held at the European Parliament in Brussels in conjunction with the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco and the Aspen Institute on October 14th …

  • From Sibos to the Future

    From Sibos to the Future

    The IPF was invited to attend the 2010 Sibos financial conference in Amsterdam by organizer and long-time partner, SWIFT. A commitment had been taken at the last Sibos event in Hong …

  • Alain Hubert Inaugurates New Building for the Collège du Biéreau

    Alain Hubert Inaugurates New Building for the Collège du Biéreau

    The president of the International Polar Foundation and famous polar explorer Alain Hubert attended the inauguration of the new “Métis” building at the Collège …

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