News Archive

Want to learn more about the work of the International Polar Foundation over the years? Begin your research here, in our news archive. 

  • Energy and Environment Awards

    Energy and Environment Awards

    For the fourth year in a row, the International Polar Foundation grants an Energy & Environment Award to a candidate whose project has had favorable implications in fighting climate change. …

  • IPY Certificate of Appreciation

    IPY Certificate of Appreciation

    The World Meteorological Organization and the International Council for Science have awarded the International Polar Foundation's President, Mr. Alain Hubert, and Vice-President, Ms. Nighat Amin, with a certificate of …

  • Alain Hubert Receives Harvard Leadership Prize

    Alain Hubert Receives Harvard Leadership Prize

    On May 28th 2009, Alain Hubert was awarded the Harvard Leadership prize by the Harvard Club of Belgium. This is the first year the prize has recognized someone for his legacy.

  • “Clim’actives” Prize-Winners

    “Clim’actives” Prize-Winners

    As implied by its name, "Communes Clim'actives" is an award-winning contest offering a prize to communal institutions that have shown a strong action plan for fighting the climate challenge. …

  • Networking Event Inside Class Zero Emission

    Networking Event Inside Class Zero Emission

    On Wednesday April 29th, 2009, the Flemish Government's department of Economy, Science and Innovation organized an afternoon of networking within the framework of a science communication action plan. As co-organizer …

  • Protect 7-7 in Antwerp

    Protect 7-7 in Antwerp

    Protect 7-7, a unique photography exhibition, was held on the 7th continent in January 2009. Wim Tellier, the author of this exhibit, chose the "Gedempte Zuiderdokken" in Antwerp to unfold on …

  • Princess Elisabeth Station at ATCM in Baltimore

    Princess Elisabeth Station at ATCM in Baltimore

    During the 32nd Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) and 50th anniversary celebration in Baltimore, Maryland (USA), the Belgian minister in charge of Economy and Administrative Simplification, Mr. Vincent Van Quickenborne, …

  • A Polar Metro Station in the Centre of Brussels

    A Polar Metro Station in the Centre of Brussels

    In collaboration with the International Polar Foundation, STIB / MIVB (Société des transports intercommunaux de Bruxelles / Maatschappij voor Intercommunaal Vervoer van Brussel) inaugurated a new Metro station in …