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For the Arctic, from home: Arctic cooperation amidst the Coronavirus pandemic

Editorial by Einar Gunnarsson, Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials
26 Mar 2020
Lavvuu in Kautokeino, Norway

Coronavirus in the Arctic: We have no one to lose

Interview with Christina Henriksen, the President of the Saami Council
25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus in the Arctic: It is imperative to keep the virus out

An interview with epidemiologist Dr. Anders Koch
24 Mar 2020

Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity: 5 Trends to Know

The Arctic is home to thousands of unique species that have remarkably adapted to survive the region’s coldest environments and highly variable climatic conditions. These...
20 Mar 2020

Interview with Arctic Council Observer: Standing Committee of the Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region (SCPAR)

The Standing Committee of the Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region (SCPAR) has had Observer status in the Arctic Council since 1998. As an Observer, SCPAR can contribute...
19 Mar 2020

Interview with Arctic Council Observer: United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has had Observer status in the Arctic Council since 1998. As an Observer, the UK can contribute to the Arctic Council through meeting attendance, provi...
11 Mar 2020

Interview with Arctic Council Observer: Spain

Spain has had Observer status in the Arctic Council since 2006. As an Observer, Spain can contribute to the Arctic Council through meeting attendance, providing scientifi...
11 Mar 2020

Interview with Arctic Council Observer: Italy

Italy has had Observer status in the Arctic Council since 2013. As an Observer, Italy can contribute to the Arctic Council through meeting attendance, providing scientifi...
11 Mar 2020

Interview with Arctic Council Observer: International Arctic Science Committee

The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) has had Observer status in the Arctic Council since 1998. As an Observer, IASC can contribute to the Arctic Council thro...
11 Mar 2020

Interview with Arctic Council Observer: International Maritime Organization

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has had Observer status in the Arctic Council since 2019. As an Observer, IMO can contribute to the Arctic Council through m...
11 Mar 2020
Tromso, Norway. Photo: iStock

Advisor at the Indigenous Peoples’ Secretariat, Tromsø, Norway

The IPS has a full-time position available for an advisor who can demonstrate a professional background and relevant experience and who is ready to take on a diverse port...
10 Mar 2020

Women of the Arctic Council: Interview with Liza Mack, Executive Director of Aleut International Association

In honor of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we spoke with some of the women who work with the Arctic Council to learn more about them, what it means to be a woman i...
06 Mar 2020

Women of the Arctic Council: Interview with Inger Johanne Wiese, Chair of the Arctic Contaminants Action Program

In honor of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we spoke with some of the women who work with the Arctic Council to learn more about them, what it means to be a woman i...
02 Mar 2020

Women of the Arctic Council: Interview with Nina Buvang Vaaja, Director of the Arctic Council Secretariat

In honor of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we spoke with some of the women who work with the Arctic Council to learn more about them, what it means to be a woman i...
02 Mar 2020

Women of the Arctic Council: Interview with Jennifer Spence, Executive Secretary, Sustainable Development Working Group

In honor of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we spoke with some of the women who work with the Arctic Council to learn more about them, what it means to be a woman i...
02 Mar 2020

Women of the Arctic Council: Interview with Meredith Rubin, Senior Arctic Official, United States

In honor of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we spoke with some of the women who work with the Arctic Council to learn more about them, what it means to be a woman i...
02 Mar 2020

The Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy (ARENA) Program Seeks Renewable Energy Enthusiasts

Calling all renewable energy enthusiasts, the Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy (ARENA) is seeking its next set of project participants.
19 Feb 2020

Behind the scenes of Frozen 2: How Saami representatives cooperated with Disney

We spoke to Christina Henriksen from the Saami Council about Saami elements in Frozen 2, how Saami culture was represented in an appropriate way, and what is means to a S...
23 Jan 2020
Tromso, Norway. Photo: iStock

The Arctic Council at Arctic Frontiers

This year’s conference will focus on the theme “Power of knowledge” and takes place from 26-30 January 2020.
20 Jan 2020
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Arctic Council COP25 side event on ocean acidification was a call for action

The Arctic is experiencing some of the fastest rates of ocean acidification, with potentially severe implications for ecosystems and communities dependent on them.
15 Dec 2019
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Calendar

April
21 Apr 2020
[CANCELLED] Arctic Oceans Ministerial Reykjavik, Iceland
21 Apr-23 Apr 2020
AMAP Climate Experts Group Meeting Helsinki, Finland
28 Apr-30 Apr 2020
AMAP Heads of Delegation Meeting Nuuk, Greenland
May
18 May-22 May 2020
EPPR Working Group meeting Torshavn, Faroe Islands
26 May 2020
ACAP Heads of Delegation meeting Teleconference
26 May-28 May 2020
CBMP Freshwater and Terrestrial workshops Oslo, Norway
June
02 Jun-05 Jun 2020
A Changing Arctic Tromsø, Norway
23 Jun-23 Mar 2020
SDWG Executive Meeting (TBC) TBC
24 Jun-25 Jun 2020
AMAP Contaminants and Human Health Workshop Sandbjerg, Denmark
24 Jun-25 Jun 2020
SAO Executive Meeting (TBC) Akureyri, Iceland
September
21 Sep-25 Sep 2020
Cryosphere, Climate and Water in a Warming World Reykjavík, Iceland
22 Sep-24 Sep 2020
PAME II - 2020 Anchorage, Alaska, USA
22 Sep-23 Sep 2020
ACAP Working Group meeting Oslo, Norway
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