Ottawa, Canada — June 8, 2015 —President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson will make a special presentation on “global cooperation” surrounding the Arctic region, at an invitation-only breakfast event hosted by the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the Embassy of Iceland, Ottawa this week.

Event: “The Global Arctic: A New Model of Global Cooperation,” with distinguished guest President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Time: 8:30-10:00 a.m.

Location: Rideau Club Lounge, Rideau Club, 99 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Media Contact:
Tammy Bender, Communications Manager, CIGI
Tel: 519-885-2444, ext. 7356, Email: [email protected]

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