Press Releases

View the full archive of International Polar Foundation press releases published since the organisation's founding in 2002.

  • Antarctic Ice Sheet Scientist Awarded €150,000 Fellowship

    Brussels, October 3rd, 2012 - A young German glaciologist was tonight presented with the prestigious €150,000 InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship [1], by His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium, for his proposal …

  • Prince Philippe of Belgium honours ten years of International Polar Foundation

    Brussels, October 2nd 2012 – Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium, and His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, will preside over a gala dinner with 300 …

  • Arctic Agenda Finalised for Brussels Debate

    Brussels, September 19th 2012 – A packed agenda for next month’s Arctic Futures Symposium will see key Arctic stakeholders debate the region’s energy and marine resources, maritime …

  • Arctic Challenges Debate set for Brussels

    Brussels, September 3rd 2012 – The challenges facing the Arctic during a time of change and global warming uncertainty will be the subject of frank and lively debate between policymakers, Ambassadors …

  • Belgium’s Antarctic adventure continues

    The International Polar Foundation today welcomed the new impetus given to Belgium’s Polar Secretariat by science policy minister Paul Magnette [1] for research at Princess Elisabeth Station in Antarctica.