Journalist • Greenland
“Our culture, based on sharing, not wasting, is to be viewed as a good practice of sustainable development”
Henriette Rasmussen is a well-known political figure in Greenland. A municipal councillor in Nuuk, she has served as minister in two governments (1991-1995, 2003-2005) and was an early supporter of the rights of women and indigenous peoples. She participated in the creation of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. She works as a radio journalist and is an honorary member of le Cercle Polaire.