25 years of successful circumpolar cooperation

In September 1996, representatives of the eight states with territories north of the Arctic Circle signed a document that would shape the future intergovernmental collaboration in the High North: the Ottawa Declaration.

In 2021, the 8 states and 6 Indigenous Permanent Participants celebrate a 25-year collaboration that remains unique in the world.

25th Anniversary News

Arctic Council launches photography contest for its new magazine, ‘Pathways’

Call for photograph submissions, open until 24 March 2021
23 Feb 2021

25 years of peace and cooperation – Highlights from the Arctic Frontiers panel

On the occasion of the Arctic Council’s anniversary, the Arctic Frontiers 2021 virtual conference hosted a high-level dialogue on the Council’s track record of 25 years o...
19 Feb 2021
Flags of the Arctic States and Permanent Participant organizations

Arctic Frontiers panel: The Arctic Council - 25 Years of Peace and Cooperation

The Arctic Council and the Arctic Frontiers host a high-level panel on the occasion of the Arctic Council’s anniversary
28 Jan 2021
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