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University of Akureyri and Foreign Ministry to cooperate

The University of Akureyri and the Foreign Ministry of Iceland signed an agreement yesterday regarding a new work station for the ministry’s translation center to be facilitated at the university.

The agreement includes that the university will have access to translators and glossaries at the Foreign Ministry and that the ministry will have access to the university’s glossary and the university’s legal experts, RÚV reports.

Students at the University of Akureyri will be employed by the Foreign Ministry and employers of the ministry will participate in teaching at the university.

It was also announced yesterday that the University of Akureyri will offer a course in Arctic rights next fall, which is new in Iceland.

The course will focus on national rights, environmental rights, resource rights and ocean rights and the rights of natives and minority groups living in the Arctic region.

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