Visit of the Arctic Council at Jungfraujoch
In the context of Switzerland’s Observer Status to the Arctic Council, a delegation of Senior Arctic Officials and Ambassadors visited the High Altitude Research Station Jungfraujoch:
- Mr. Aleksi Härkönen, Senior Arctic Official of the Republic of Finland
Mr. Björn Lyrvall, Senior Arctic Official of the Kingdom of Sweden
Mr. Timo Rajakangas, Ambassador of the Republic of Finland
Ms. Bergljot Hovland, Counsellor Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway
Mr. Magnus Hartog-Holm, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden
Mr. Stefan Flückiger, Ambassador, Head of Sectoral Foreign Policies Division, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
Mr. Grégoire Hauser, Desk Officer, Head of Sectoral Foreign Policies Division, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
Prof. Konrad Steffen, Director, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL
Prof. Silvio Decurtins, President HFSJG
In the library of the research station, Prof. Decurtins, President HFSJG, gave a short introduction into the Foundation HFSJG.
Then the group visited the Sphinx-laboratories under the special guidance of Dr. Martin Steinbacher, Laboratory for Air Pollution / Environmental Technology, Empa.
Despite the ‘arctic’ weather, a group photo was taken on the Sphinx-terrace.