10th Anniversary of Self-Government in Greenland - Set
10th Anniversary of Self-Government in Greenland - Set for only GBP £1.39
On 25th November 2008, a referendum was conducted in Greenland about greater autonomy for Greenland. There was a clear majority for the proposal, more than 75% of the votes cast being in favour.Self-Government was officially introduced on 21st June 2009, Greenland’s national day, when Queen Margrethe II handed over the Self-Governance Act to Josef Motzfeldt, Greenland’s then chairman of the Landsting, the Greenlandic parliament.Greenland’s Self-Government replaced the Greenland Home Rule that had been in force since 1979. Greenland’s Self-Gov-ernment is the name for the Greenlandic system of govern-ment, which operates within the framework of the Rigsfael-lesskab or community of the Danish kingdom, which consists of Denmark, the Faeroe Islands and Greenland.