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  Inuit Ataqatigiit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Inuit Community (in Greenlandic: Inuit Ataqatigiit) is a socialist political party in Greenland.
The party was born out of the increased youth radicalism in Denmark during the 1970s.
Inuit Community is represented in the Danish Folketing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Inuit_Ataqatigiit   (112 words)

 Greenland Homerule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Ole Lynge, Inuit Ataqatigiit, Chairman of the Parliament, born in 1956.
Asii Chemnitz Narup, Inuit Ataqatigiit, born in 1954.
Johan Lund Olsen, Inuit Ataqatigiit, born in 1958.
www.gh.gl /UK/parlia/members.htm   (291 words)

 Nunatsiaq News
Lynge, the former president of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference, won a seat in parliament on behalf of IA, a party of left-wing nationalists who favour more independence from Denmark.
Inuit Ataqatigiit finished with only eight seats, one more than the seven they took in 1999, but less than what was expected of them.
Other members of Greenland’s seven-member cabinet are: Michael Petersen, Siumut, minister of trade; Simon Olsen, Siumut, minister of fisheries and hunting; Ruth Heilmann, Siumut, minister of education; Johan Lund Olsen, Inuit Ataqatigiit, minister of infrastructure, environment and housing; Asii Narup Chemnitz, Inuit Ataqatigiit, minister of family and health.
www.nunatsiaq.com /archives/nunavut021213/news/nunavut/21213_04.html   (975 words)

 Greenland Homerule
Government-coalition parties Siumut (socialdemocratic) and Atassut (liberale) met a decrease in votes of 1 and 2 mandates to respectively 11 and 8 mandates at general election to the Greenlandic Parliament, the Landsting, held at February 16th, 1999.
Inuit Ataqatigiit - the socialist party - however experienced an increase of 1 mandates to 7 mandates and Kandidatforbundet - a list of several private delegates - an increase of 3 mandates to a total of 4 mandates.
Inuit Ataqatigiit began as a Marxist party and is still more left-wing than Siumut.
www.gh.gl /uk/facts/election.htm   (322 words)

 Nunatsiaq News
While in Copenhagen, Inuit Ataqatigiit started to negotiate with the centre-right Atassut Party and the Democrat Party to form a new coalition.
The Inuit Ataqatigiit’s dream of leading Greenland suddenly became a nightmare.
In Nuuk, Siumut and Inuit Ataqatigiit government members had a few meetings — and it looked for a while as if they still might be able to cooperate.
www.nunatsiaq.com /archives/nunavut030124/news/nunavut/30124_04.html   (614 words)

 Rasmussen: March 2001, Pugwash Occasional Papers
This Committee, along with the Inuit Circumpolar Conference (an NGO representing some 152,000 Inuit living in Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Siberia) are the two main bodies by which foreign and defense policy issues are brought to the fore for public discussion in Greenland.
Since then, the only official statement to come from the Greenland Government was a joint communique in November 1999 of the main coalition parties,4 the Siumut and Inuit Ataqatigiit (IA), noting their opposition should NMD either contravene the ABM Treaty or be implemented unilaterally by the Americans.
Especially sensitive to the Inuit are memories of the crash in 1968, some seven miles from Thule, of a B-52G bomber carrying four nuclear weapons.
www.pugwash.org /reports/nw/op2_2/opv2n2_8.htm   (1428 words)

This is a coalition headed by Social Democrat Prime Minister Jonathan Motzfeldt and a deputy prime minister from the left-wing Inuit Ataqatigiit party, Josef Motzfeldt.
Inuit Ataqatigiit has maintained a strong opposition to the use of Thule in NMD for some time; while Prime Minister Motzfeldt, although initially non-committal, has been recently raising concerns of his own.
The ICC represents the world’s 152,000 Inuit in Greenland, Canada, Alaska and Russia.
www.basicint.org /nuclear/NMD/denmark_debate.htm   (1216 words)

 New Greenland Cabinet, Außenstelle London, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.
It includes four members of the social democratic party Siumut (S), two of the liberal conservative Atassut (A) and two of the socialist party Inuit Ataqatigiit (IA).
Protracted negotiations in the wake of the general election on 15 November led to the emergence of the so-called Northern Light Coalition.
The results distributed in mandates were Atassut: 6 (19,1%), compared to 7 (20,4%) in 2002 Demokraterne 7 (22,8%), to 5 (16,1%) in 2002 Inuit Ataqatigiit 7 (22,6%), to 8 (25,6%) in 2002 Kattusseqatigiit Partiiat 1(4,1%), unchanged (5,3%) Siumut 10 (30,7%), to 0 (28,8) in 2002
www.kas.de /proj/home/home/28/1/webseite_id-2621/index.html   (128 words)

 L.F. BROWN: Greenland having it blue
The Inuit Ataqatigiit party received 25.5% of the votes, with their leader Josef Motzfeldt (not to be confused with Greenland’s first PM, Jonathan Motzfeldt, who held the post from 1979 to 1991 and from 1997 to 2002) becoming Deputy Prime Minister.
With widespread public support for independence, the two parties, who both have advocated for more local control over the world's largest island, put aside various public political spats and decided to hold a referendum on the matter in 2005.
When the base was completed in 1953 the Danish government relocated a local Inuit community away from their traditional hunting and fishing grounds.
lfbrown.typepad.com /lfbrown/2004/10/greenland_is_ca.html   (922 words)

 Greenland: Angus Reid Consultants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In the December 2002 legislative election, the social-democratic Siumut (Forward) party became the top political force in Greenland with 10 lawmakers, and established a coalition administration with the left-wing Inuit Ataqatigiit (Eskimo Community) party.
Enoksen again relied on the Inuit Ataqatigiit party to remain in government.
In August 2004, Denmark and the United States agreed to modernize the air base located at Thule, with the intention of using it as part of a new missile defence system.
www.angus-reid.com /tracker/index.cfm?fuseaction=viewItem&itemID=9044   (449 words)

A new governing coalition is formed between the Siumut and Inuit Ataqatigiit parties.
Prime Minister Hans Enoksen of the Siumut party forms a new government with the Atassut party, after his coalition with the Inuit Ataqatigiit collapsed.
On December 8 Siumut and Inuit Ataqatigiit agree to form a coalition government with Hans Enoksen as prime minister and Josef Motzfeldt as finance minister.
grondweteuropa.nl /9326000/1/j9vvgjnazrhmix9/vgaxlcr0e01x?start_04l=5   (314 words)

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The next step is self-governance and after that, the goal is independence.
In 1999, the coalition between the parties Siumut and Inuit Ataqatigiit created a Greenlandic self-governance commission.
The parties Siumut and Inuit Ataqatigiit are spokesmen for self-governance and independence.
www.hum.ku.dk /ipssas/KuujjuaqAbstracts/LyngeAbstract.doc   (422 words)

 Greenland PM Allies With Marxists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
But Siumut's old coalition partner, the liberal Atassut, was replaced by the Inuit Ataqatigiit party.
Although Inuit Ataqatigiit is strongly independence-minded, Siumut has refused to discuss full separation from Denmark and the policy is not expected to change in the new coalition.
However, the new government plans to form a committee examining Greenland's relationship to Denmark and to ensure what Inuit Ataqatigiit leader Josef Motzfeldt called ``Greenland's equal and free position in the union with Denmark.''
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/61/158.html   (221 words)

 Kuupik Kleist
The Regional Government's Minister for Public Works and Transport, 1991-1995, Member of the Landsting, 1995-1996, and again from 2002.
Member of the management committee of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference (ICC), 1995-1997.
Member of the board of directors of Tele Greenland A/S from 1999-2001, and of the record company ULO.
www.folketinget.dk /BAGGRUND/Biografier_english/Kuupik_Kleist.htm   (104 words)

 Greenland Government Profile 2006
election results: percent of vote by party - Siumut 30.7%, Demokratiit 22.8%, Inuit Ataqatigiit 22.6%, Atassut Party 19.1%; Katusseqatigiit 4.1%, other 0.7%; seats by party - Siumut 10, Demokratiit 7, Inuit Ataqatigiit 7, Atassut 6, Katusseqatigiit 1
note: two representatives were elected to the Danish Parliament or Folketing on 8 February 2005 (next to be held February 2009); percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Siumut 1, Inuit Ataqatigiit 1
High Court or Landsret (appeals can be made to the Ostre Landsret or Eastern Division of the High Court or Supreme Court in Copenhagen)
www.indexmundi.com /greenland/government_profile.html   (347 words)

 www.topoftheworld.nu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
protection of the arctic environment; preservation of the Inuit traditional way of life, including whaling and seal hunting
Greenlander 88% (Inuit and Greenland-born whites), Danish and others 12% (January 2000)
Inuit Ataqatigiit or IA (Eskimo Brotherhood, a leftist party favoring complete independence from
www.topoftheworld.nu /?side=1a0834e086bfd6a9940aca81e714ea76   (791 words)

 Political status of the states of Earth
Parties favoring independence are dominant; liberal parties favoring rapid independence, specifically Siumut and Inuit Ataqatigiit, have recently won a majority in general elections.
Siumut’s coalitions with both Inuit Ataqatigiit and the conservative Atassut have failed at times.
Elections have given the present coalition a bare majority in parliament, though new allegiances remain a possibility.
the-stewardship.org /research/status.htm   (10649 words)

 Browse by categories: Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat),Nuuk (Godthåb),Coalition government between the Siumut and Inuit ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Browse by categories: Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat),Nuuk (Godthåb),Coalition government between the Siumut and Inuit Ataqatigiit parties (from 2003, re-elected November 2005)
Ruling party: Coalition government between the Siumut and Inuit Ataqatigiit parties (from 2003, re-elected November 2005)
1991 Parliamentary elections resulted in a coalition government composed of the Siumit party and the Inuit Ataqatigiit (IA) (Inuit Brotherhood).
www.simple-directory.com /browse/74/1/greenland.html   (577 words)

 Mr. Aqqaluk Lynge - UNPFII - United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Chairman of Inuit Ataqatigiit Party, Nuuk, Greenland, 1980-1992 (cofounder and co-chairman 1976-1980)
1976 Co-Founder of the Inuit Ataqatigiit Party, Aasiaat, Greenland
1976 Co-Founder of "Aasivik," the traditional Inuit summercamp
www.un.org /esa/socdev/unpfii/en/member_lynge.html   (219 words)

 Greenland - Government
note: government coalition - Siumut and Inuit Ataqatigiit
note: two representatives were elected to the Danish Parliament or Folketing on 20 November 2001 (next to be held no later than November 2005); percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Siumut 1, Inuit Ataqatigiit 1
election results: percent of vote by party - Siumut 28.7%, Inuit Ataqatigiit 25.5%, Atassut Party 20.4%, Demokratiit 15.6%, Katusseqatigiit 5.3%; seats by party - Siumut 10, Inuit Ataqatigiit 8, Atassut 7, Demokratiit 5, Katusseqatigiit 1
www.classbrain.com /art_cr/publish/printer_greenland_government.shtml   (321 words)

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