Tag: Greenland

Foto af Mikael Petersen, grønlandsk udseende mand med briller, ved Vesterhvet

Secretary-General accused of sexual harassment -switches from one party to the next

Incredible: From Siumut to Naleraq   Until January 2020 Mikael Petersen was the Secretary-General of Greenland’s leading political party Siumut.   But he is accused of sexual harassment by ten leading female party members. After that he had to retire. Then he was hired to be Secrety-General for another political party, Naleraq. This is surprising because the job as Secretary-General…

Sund Nuuk Fra Ledelsesakademi

Danish policies of Greenland: We should decolonize our minds

      By Mikael Hertig M. of Sci. Pol.   “Take it easy,” said the fox, “it’s just a transition.” It was being ripped off.   Greenland’s politics claims to be moving for independence: “Decolonization of the minds” I am Danish. I have repeatedly experienced that my programmed aproach to Greenland into some degree still is colonial, that means…

Denmark should develop Canadian relations

I   Intensify  Danish-Greenlandic cooperation with Canada   As the Danish diplomatic conversation is about the relationship to  Canada, it is usually the question of the supremacy of Hans’ Island, which first emerges. But there are both geopolitical and cultural reasons why Denmark should make much more of it’s relations to Canada. It is partly about Canada’s shared interest with…

New political mobilization in Greenland against charges

  New charges on cigarettes and boozes meets heavy resistance     By Mikael Hertig, M of Sci pol     Resistance against new fees on cigarettes and alcohol in Greenland meets surprising resistance, both among Greenlanders in Denmark and in Greenland. Demonstrations in Nuuk and other cities could attract op to 2.000 people in Nuuk, Greenland. This type of…