The Housing Association Ltd (A/S Inissiaatileqatigiiffik INI)
is a new national housing association in Greenland. INI manages
and maintains about 12,000 public rental houses on behalf of the
Greenland Home Rule and most local governments.
The Inuit Circumpolar Conference (ICC) is the international organization
representing approx. 145,000 Inuit living in the Arctic regions
of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Chukotka, Russia.
Located approx 100 km from Qaqortoq and Narsaq, the station is
currently the third largest reindeer farm in the Nordic countries.
In 1986 the Greenland Home Rule authorities took over The Royal
Greenlandic Trading Company from the Danish state. The Royal Greenlandic
Trading Company has been the lifeline of Greenlandic society since
1774, as the company has been responsible for almost all traffic,
infrastructure and supply in Greenland.
The municipality of Narsaq is located in the South of Greenland.
The municipality covers an area of 8,500 sq. km of which 3,000
sq. km is open land. The other 5,500 sq. km is ocean or areas
covered by ice cap or glaciers.
Nuna Bank was established as an independent bank in 1985. However,
it has 30 years' experience of banking operations in Greenland,
as it was formerly a subsidiary of the Danish savings bank Sparekasse
Bikuben AS, with which it continues to have a close business relationship.
Capital of Greenland.
Nuuk is Greenland's powerhouse. As the capital of Greenland, the
town is the centre of all trade, shipping, industry and administration.
Qaqortoq is a well-functioning community in the centre of South
Greenland, with 3,200 inhabitants living in a picturesque and
beautifully situated town.
& TV Greenland.
Kalaallit Nunaata Radio (Radio Greenland) is an independent public
body administered by the Greenlandic Government. It is headed
by a 7-man board, with its day-to-day running in the hands of
a management committee.
Arctic Line, Cargo operation.
Royal Arctic Line was formed in 1992 with the transition of Greenland's
sea transport from being a traditional and conventional cargo
operation to becoming a fully modernized container operation.
Greenland Workers Union.
Exploitation and underpay of Greenlanders started with the rapid
spread of trade in the country. Exploitation and underpay continue
to this day, and the Greenland trade union has always been a pioneering
organization attempting to solve this problem.
The Sisimiut District (Sisimiut Kommune) lies on the west coast
of Greenland, north of the Arctic Circle.
of Social and Labour Market Affairs
The Greenlandic Home Rule Government has, since its establishment
in 1979, gradually taken over the main policy areas related to
the labour market and the functions of the welfare state.
The Greenlandic telecommunications company, TELE Greenland A/S,
is owned by the Greenlandic Home Rule Government. The company
is responsible for all telecommunications in the country and provides
a wide range of domestic and international services.
Representing its parent company, TELE Greenland A/S, on the international
market, TELE Greenland International A/S offers its broad know-how
& Snedkerforretning, Boat and housing construction.
During recent years the tourist industry has grown considerably
in the Nanortalik region and town, and Mr. Hansen has taken an
active part in this development. He has operated various sight-seeing
services in the area from the start.