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Photos from the Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting

Looking for photos from the Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting? Visit our Flickr gallery for high-resolution images available for use with Creative Commons licensing.
25 Apr 2015
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Video interviews with outgoing and incoming SAO Chairs

On the eve of the Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting, current SAO Chair Vincent Rigby and incoming SAO Chair David Balton spoke about memories of the past two years and expectat...
22 Apr 2015
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Thematic articles highlighting Arctic Council accomplishments under the Canadian Chairmanship

This series of articles highlights some of the important initiatives undertaken during Canada's chairmanship...
21 Apr 2015
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Strengthening the Arctic Council

The Arctic is undergoing rapid changes and the Arctic Council is adapting to better address the opportunities and challenges that come with change.
21 Apr 2015
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Empowering the Cultures, Communities and Peoples of the Arctic

During Canada’s Chairmanship, much of the Arctic Council’s work focused on initiatives that support the well-being and prosperity of Arctic residents...
20 Apr 2015
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Responsible Economic and Resource Development in the Arctic

It is recognized that the economic potential of the Arctic is enormous, and its sustainable development is key to the region's resilience and prosperity...
17 Apr 2015
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Addressing Pollution in the Arctic: from knowledge to action

The Arctic Council has a long and rich history of scientific assessment work on pollution and climate change issues and was one of the first forums to recognize the impor...
16 Apr 2015
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Protecting and Strengthening Arctic Species and Ecosystems

Protecting and strengthening the Arctic’s ecosystems has been a priority for the Council during Canada’s Chairmanship…
14 Apr 2015
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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
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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
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Interviews with SCTF delegates

At the fifth meeting of the SCTF in Oslo, Norway, the ACS interviewed delegates from Finland, Russia and the United States…
26 Mar 2015
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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
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Call for papers for 2015 international conference on Arctic shipping

The International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Maritime University (WMU) and the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) working group of the Arctic Coun...
23 Mar 2015
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“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
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Senior Arctic Officials met in Whitehorse, 2-5 March 2015

March 5, 2015 - The Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials and Permanent Participant organizations, which represent indigenous peoples of the Arctic region, held their fo...
05 Mar 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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September
07 Sep-10 Sep 2020
EPPR Working Group meeting Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
16 Sep-18 Sep 2020
CAFF Board Meeting Online
22 Sep 2020
ACAP Workshop on Mercury Online / Oslo, Norway
22 Sep-23 Sep 2020
ACAP Working Group meeting Online / Oslo, Norway
22 Sep-24 Sep 2020
PAME II - 2020 Anchorage, Alaska, USA
October
01 Oct-02 Oct 2020
SAO Marine Mechanism (SMM) meeting (TBC) Reykjavik, Iceland
06 Oct-08 Oct 2020
AMAP 34th Working Group Meeting St. Petersburg, Russia
08 Oct-11 Oct 2020
Arctic Circle Assembly Reykjavik Iceland
26 Oct-27 Oct 2020
SDWG meeting Egilsstaðir, Iceland
28 Oct 2020
SAO Executive Meeting (TBC) Egilsstaðir, Iceland
29 Oct-30 Oct 2020
SAO Plenary Meeting (TBC) Egilsstaðir, Iceland
November
11 Nov-13 Nov 2020
CAFF Freshwater Steering Group Annual Meeting Oslo, Norway
17 Nov-19 Nov 2020
AMAP Human Health Expert Group Meeting Stockholm, Sweden
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