• Princess Elisabeth Antarctica: Five Years of Memories, Five Plans for the future

    Princess Elisabeth Antarctica: Five Years of Memories, Five Plans for the future

    To mark five years of hard work, scientific endeavour and adventure at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica, we asked Base Leader, International Polar Foundation president and polar explorer Alain Hubert to share …

  • Scientists Arrive at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica

    Scientists Arrive at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica

    The first scientists of the 2013-2014 season have arrived at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station, to begin the four-month BELARE scientific research season. 

  • Princess Elisabeth Antarctica is Open for Business!

    Princess Elisabeth Antarctica is Open for Business!

    The International Polar Foundation team arrived last night at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica station to begin operations for the 2013-2014 four-month BELARE scientific research season, after being …

  • Fourth Arctic Futures Symposium Draws Record Interest

    Fourth Arctic Futures Symposium Draws Record Interest

    With a record 200 participants gathering in Brussels for lively debate on an the challenges and opportunities facing the Arctic region, the 2013 Arctic Futures Symposium has been the event’s …

  • Arctic Futures Symposium 2013 opens in Brussels

    Arctic Futures Symposium 2013 opens in Brussels

    The Arctic Futures Symposium 2013 has kicked off, with speakers such as Vice-President of the European Parliament Isabelle Durant and Belgium’s deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders opening …

  • Arctic Futures 2013 Programme Now Available

    Arctic Futures 2013 Programme Now Available

    The programme for Arctic Futures Symposium 2013 which takes place in Brussels this 16 and 17 of October is now available to download. European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries …

  • Registrations Now Open for Arctic Futures Symposium 2013

    Registrations Now Open for Arctic Futures Symposium 2013

    Registrations are now open for the Arctic Futures Symposium, which takes place on October 16 and 17 in Brussels.  Organised by the International Polar Foundation, Arctic development will top the …

  • Sir Ranulph Fiennes visits the International Polar Foundation

    Sir Ranulph Fiennes visits the International Polar Foundation

    Legendary polar explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes dropped by the Internatonal Polar Foundation offices here in Brussels this morning, to meet up with the foundation's president Alain Hubert. …

  • Brussels’ Manneken-Pis Becomes a Polar Explorer

    Brussels’ Manneken-Pis Becomes a Polar Explorer

    Brussel's world-famous icon, the mischievous Mannekin-Pis statue of the "little peeing boy", turned into an Arctic and Antarctic adventurer this morning, when he was presented with a polar expedition …

  • Marking Ten Years of Achievement

    Marking Ten Years of Achievement

    The International Polar Foundation celebrates ten years of achievement, in the presence of their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium, and His Serene Highness Prince Albert II …

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