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New ACAP project on climate mitigation

The ACAP Working Group has approved (November 2012) a new project on Reduction of Black Carbon Emissions from Residential Wood Combustion. The ACAP project is co-lead by ...
07 Aug 2015
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First meeting of IPCAP

IPCAP PSG gathered for its first meeting on November 7 in Luleå, Sweden. Permanent participant organisations Aleut International Association (AIA), Russian Indigenous Peo...
07 Aug 2015
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Arctic States Release Statement to UNFCCC COP XIX

As the current Chair of the Arctic Council, Canada has the pleasure of making this statement on behalf of the Arctic Council States – Canada, Kingdom of Denmark, Finland,...
22 Jul 2015
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Promoting Traditional Ways of Life of Arctic Indigenous Peoples

Traditional ways of life, including traditional practices, cultural skills, values, and spirituality, are vital to the health and wellbeing of Arctic indigenous peoples a...
21 Jul 2015
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SAO Chair David Balton visits Tromsø

The new Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials paid a visit to the Arctic Council Secretariat in Tromsø...
17 Jul 2015
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Environmental Provisions of Polar Code adopted

On 15 May, the environmental provisions of the Polar Code were adopted by the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)...
17 Jul 2015
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Arctic Ocean Safety, Security & Stewardship

The second of three thematic pillars of the United States Chairmanship program is “Arctic Ocean Safety, Security and Stewardship”…
17 Jul 2015
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Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change

The last of three thematic pillars of the United States Chairmanship program is “Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change”…
16 Jul 2015
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Interview with Reidar Hindrum, CAFF Working Group Chair

Read an interview with Reidar Hindrum, the new chair of CAFF, the Arctic Council's biodiversity working group...
16 Jul 2015
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First meeting of SAOs during U.S. Chairmanship

On 16-17 June 2015 in Washington, D.C., Senior Arctic Officials, Permanent Participants and Working Groups met to begin moving forward with the Arctic Council's prog...
15 Jul 2015
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New: Video footage from Iqaluit 2015 Ministerial meeting

Video footage from the 9th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting, which took place in Iqaluit, Canada on 24 April 2015, is now available online...
13 Jul 2015
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Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting Documents

Visit this article for links to documents from the Iqaluit 2015 Ministerial Meeting.
13 Jul 2015
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News Release: Arctic Council renews commitment to Arctic economic and social development and environmental protection

Ministers from eight Arctic states and leaders of Arctic Indigenous Peoples met today in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada...
13 Jul 2015
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Video: Welcome to the Iqaluit 2015 Ministerial Meeting

In this video, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Chair of the Arctic Council and Canada's Minister for the Arctic Council, highlights some particularly important succes...
13 Jul 2015
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News Release: Welcome to the Ninth Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting

The ninth Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council will take place in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada from April 24-25, 2015. This meeting will mark the end of Canada’s Arctic ...
13 Jul 2015
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Agenda for Iqaluit 2015 Ministerial now available

Click here to access the most recent version of the agenda for the Ministerial Meeting.
13 Jul 2015
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Iqaluit, a modern city rich with traditional Inuit culture

The city of Iqaluit located in Nunavut, northern Canada will be the venue for the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting held 24-25 April. Read more about some of the feature...
13 Jul 2015
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07 Jul 2015
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Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Islands Adopt New Strategy for the Arctic for 2011-2020

Monday 22 August 2011 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lene Espersen, the Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands, Kaj Leo Johannesen, and Premier for the Government of Greenland...
06 Jul 2015
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January
19 Jan-21 Jan 2021
EGBCM working meeting Online
February
01 Feb-04 Feb 2021
CAFF Biennial - Plenary Online
03 Feb-04 Feb 2021
SDWG meeting Reykjanesbær, Iceland
March
09 Mar 2021
SAO Executive Meeting Akureyri, Iceland
10 Mar-11 Mar 2021
SAO Plenary Meeting Akureyri, Iceland
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14 Apr-15 Apr 2021
SAO Executive Meeting Reykjanesbær, Iceland
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19 May-20 May 2021
Ministerial Meeting Iceland
September
27 Sep-01 Oct 2021
Cryosphere, Climate and Water in a Warming World Reykjavík, Iceland
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