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Helsinki hosts fourth meeting of the Task Force for Action on Black Carbon and Methane

On 21-22 May, the Arctic Council’s Task Force for Action on Black Carbon and Methane met for the fourth time. The task force, which is co-chaired by Canada and Sweden, ha...
10 Jun 2014
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New Executive Secretary for the Indigenous Peoples Secretariat

Elle Merete Omma has been elected as the next Executive Secretary for the Indigenous Peoples Secretariat (IPS). Ms. Omma will assume her full time duties at the IPS on Se...
29 May 2014
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New Guidelines from PAME on Arctic Oil and Gas Safety Management

A new report from Working Group PAME provides guidance on options to promote improved safety culture and robust safety management systems in the Arctic offshore oil and g...
22 May 2014
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AMAP releases Arctic Ocean Acidification Overview Report

The Arctic Council’s Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) working group has released its Arctic Ocean Acidification Overview Report. The Report introduces th...
14 May 2014
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Interview from the Scientific Cooperation Task Force Meeting

At the second meeting of the Arctic Council’s Task Force for Enhancing Scientific Cooperation in the Arctic, Evan Bloom, co-chair of the task force shared some thoughts o...
08 May 2014
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Arctic Council Science Cooperation Task Force meets in Helsinki

The Arctic Council’s Task Force for Enhancing Scientific Cooperation in the Arctic (SCTF) held its second meeting in Helsinki on April 8-9, 2014 at the Finnish Ministry o...
06 May 2014
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Senior Arctic Official Gustaf Lind on the Development of Arctic shipping

In March 2014, Gustaf Lind, Senior Arctic Official for Sweden, spoke in London at a Conference on Sustainable Arctic Shipping and Marine Operations organized and supporte...
01 May 2014
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Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials Patrick Borbey on sustainable Arctic shipping

In March 2014, Patrick Borbey, Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials, spoke in London at a Conference on Sustainable Arctic Shipping and Marine Operations. In a brief int...
29 Apr 2014
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Secretary General of IMO attends Arctic Council meeting

Mr. Koji Sekimizu, Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), attended the most recent meeting of Senior Arctic Officials in Yellowknife, Canada....
10 Apr 2014
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Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs visits Secretariat

Mr. Børge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway, visited the Arctic Council Secretariat on Friday, 4th April 2014. Magnús Jóhannesson, Director of the Arctic Coun...
09 Apr 2014
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Senior Arctic Officials met in Yellowknife

March 27, 2014 – The Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials held their second meeting under Canada’s Chairmanship in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories on March 26-27, 20...
27 Mar 2014
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Agreement on the Arctic Economic Council

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada’s Minister for the Arctic Council and Chair of the Arctic Council welcomes agreement on the Arctic Economic Council
27 Mar 2014
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Arctic Biodiversity Congress: CAFF invites content proposals

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity Working Group of the Arctic Council, is arranging the Arctic Biodiversity Congress in Trondheim, Norwa...
24 Mar 2014
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Arctic Council upcoming SAO meeting in Yellowknife

At the Arctic Council’s upcoming meeting of Senior Arctic Officials (SAOs) in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (NWT), Canada, delegations from the Arctic Council’s stat...
19 Mar 2014
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Task Force on Oil Pollution Prevention interviews: Part 2

At a recent meeting of the Arctic Council’s Task Force on Arctic Marine Oil Pollution Prevention, several of the representatives from the Arctic states and from Permanent...
13 Mar 2014
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Arctic pollution prevention and mitigation fund becomes operational

The Arctic Council Project Support Instrument (PSI), a funding mechanism managed by the Nordic Environmental Finance Corporation (NEFCO), became operational on March 12, ...
13 Mar 2014
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Interviews from the Task Force on Oil Pollution Prevention: Part 1

At a recent meeting of the Arctic Council’s Task Force on Arctic Marine Oil Pollution Prevention, several of the representatives from the Arctic states and from Permanent...
10 Mar 2014
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Yellowknife: Multum in Parvo - Many Things in a Small Place

Situated on the Northern shore of Great Slave Lake, Yellowknife is the capital of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Founded in 1934, the city is located in the tradition...
09 Mar 2014
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Arctic Council recognized by Baltic Sea navies

The Arctic Council has been recognized for its “continuous commitment [to] the development and environmental protection of the Arctic” by the Sea Surveillance Co-operatio...
07 Mar 2014
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"Our Arctic Birds" event in Kuujjuaq, Canada

On February 12, the Arctic Council’s Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna Working Group (CAFF) hosted “Our Arctic Birds”, a community event at the Kattitavik Town Hall ...
06 Mar 2014
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SAO Executive Meeting Akureyri, Iceland
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