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Safe Shipping and Marine Environmental Protection

The Arctic Council’s vision for the Arctic marine environment is one that is healthy, productive, and resilient, and that supports human well-being...
14 Apr 2015

The Voice of Reindeer Herding Youth

The goal of the Arctic Council EALLIN project is to maintain and develop sustainable reindeer husbandry in the Arctic.
09 Apr 2015

Interviews with SCTF delegates

At the fifth meeting of the Task Force for Enhancing Scientific Cooperation in the Arctic in Oslo, Norway, the ACS interviewed delegates from Finland, Russia and the Unit...
26 Mar 2015

Minister Aglukkaq to Host Circumpolar Mental Wellness Symposium

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council ...
23 Mar 2015

“Living in a Changing Arctic” at Yukon College

A public event on adaptation to climate change and addressing black carbon and methane emissions in the Arctic was held during the recent SAO meeting in Whitehorse.
15 Mar 2015

Senior Arctic Officials met in Whitehorse, 2-5 March 2015

The Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials and Permanent Participant organizations, which represent indigenous peoples of the Arctic region, held their fourth and final m...
05 Mar 2015

Senior Arctic Officials' meeting in Whitehorse, 2-5 March 2015

At the meeting of Senior Arctic Officials in Whitehorse, delegations will take a comprehensive look at the work of the Arctic Council in the lead up to the Iqaluit 2015 M...
28 Feb 2015

Interview: Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)

We spoke with Koji Sekimizu, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization, about the Polar Code, the IMO and the Arctic Council…
25 Feb 2015

Interview: Hannu Halinen, departing SAO for Finland

Hannu Halinen, long-time Senior Arctic Official for Finland, spoke to the ACS shortly before passing his duties to his successor...
16 Feb 2015

SAO Chair speaks at Arctic Frontiers

At the Arctic Frontiers conference, in Tromsø, Norway on January 19, Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials Vincent Rigby spoke during the opening session.
26 Jan 2015

Interview: Aleksi Härkönen, SAO for Finland

Aleksi Härkönen, the recently-appointed Senior Arctic Official for Finland, spoke briefly to the ACS about his background and his thoughts on the work ahead of him.
22 Jan 2015

TFBCM Co-Chairs discuss progress

At its final meeting, the Arctic Council’s Task Force for Action on Black Carbon and Methane worked towards finalizing its deliverables for the 2015 Ministerial meeting.
12 Jan 2015

Arctic Residents Cozy up During the Polar Night

One of the unusual features of life in the Arctic is the seasonal variation of sunlight. In November the days become shorter and shorter until the sunlight disappears and...
15 Dec 2014

Arctic Biodiversity Congress begins tomorrow

With more than 45 sessions covering diverse themes related to Arctic biodiversity, the Congress is expected to draw more than 400 participants to Trondheim, Norway...
01 Dec 2014

Marine invertebrates in the Arctic

This article is part of a series highlighting issues from the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group’s landmark Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. This ...
27 Nov 2014

Arctic shipping activity and coastal marine biodiversity

This article, which is focused on shipping activity and coastal marine biodiversity in the Arctic, is part of a series highlighting issues from the CAFF's landmark Arctic...
19 Nov 2014

Tromsø hosts 4th meeting of Scientific Cooperation Task Force

At the most recent meeting in Tromsø, the Task Force noted the positive and valuable work that has been done towards a possible memorandum of understanding...
12 Nov 2014

Senior Arctic Officials met in Yellowknife, 22-23 October

October 23, 2014 - The Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials and Heads of Delegation of indigenous Permanent Participant organizations held their third meeting under Can...
23 Oct 2014

SAOs to meet in Yellowknife October 22-23, 2014

At the meeting of Senior Arctic Officials in Yellowknife, delegations will take a comprehensive look at the ongoing work of the Arctic Council.
20 Oct 2014

Open House Event on Traditional Knowledge

The Arctic Council and its Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) will host a public event in Yellowknife on Monday, October 20, titled “Traditional Knowledge in ou...
19 Oct 2014
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SDWG Executive Meeting 2022-I Online
26 Mar-01 Apr 2022
Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2022 Tromsø, Norway
28 Mar-31 Mar 2022
CAFF-I 2022 Executive Meeting Kittilä, Finland
30 Mar-01 Apr 2022
Arctic Observing Summit 2022 Tromsø, Norway
31 Mar-01 Apr 2022
PAME-I 2022 Sweden
11 Apr-13 Apr 2022
Arctic Territory of Dialogue St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
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SDWG-I 2022 Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation
24 May-26 May 2022
SAO Executive and Plenary I 2022 Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation
06 Jun-10 Jun 2022
EPPR-I 2022 Torshavn, Faroe Islands
21 Aug-26 Aug 2022
Cryosphere, Climate and Water in a Warming World Reykjavík, Iceland
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