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. 

  • The Big Ask Again

    The Big Ask Again

    On 29 August, 100 days prior to the United Nations Climate Change Conference which will be held in Copenhagen, the Belgian Climate Coalition is organizing a major demonstration on the beach of …

  • IPF To Participate In Shanghai Expo 2010

    IPF To Participate In Shanghai Expo 2010

    The International Polar Foundation will partake in the Shanghai World Expo 2010 as part of the Belgian and European pavilion. With this year's theme being "Better Cities, Better Lives", the …

  • A Song for the IPF

    A Song for the IPF

    On June 27th and for the second year in a row, a fund-raising concert was held at the Abbey of Dieleghem in Brussels, in order to raise money for the …

  • European Polar Summit

    European Polar Summit

    The International Polar Foundation attended the European Polar Summit 2009 held on the 24th of June at the International Auditorium in Brussels and organised by the European Polar Board. During this …

  • 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. …