25 September 2018The Finnish Chairmanship is organizing an Arctic Environment Ministers’ meeting (AEMM) in Rovaniemi, Finland, 11-12 October 2018. The meeting will gather the Ministers of the Environment of the eight Arctic States, six indigenous Permanent Participant organizations, Arctic Council’s six Working Groups, as well as Arctic Council Observers. The meeting will be chaired by Mr. Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing of Finland. The main themes of the Ministerial meeting are climate change, biodiversity, and pollution prevention. The objective of the meeting is to explore common solutions to these important issues. The output of the Ministerial meeting will be a “Chair’s summary” which will be shared with the Arctic Council Foreign Ministers’ meeting in May 2019. It will also contribute to the future environmental cooperation of the Arctic Council. Program of the Arctic Environment Minsters' meeting Resources and references (Click any link below) Press release Pre-meeting press release Chair's Summary All publications from the Environment Ministers' Meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland 11-12 Oct 2018 Streaming from the Arctic Environment Ministers meeting: Livestream for session 1, 11 October at 9.30-12.45 EEST: Environmental Challenges in the Arctic - From Knowledge to ActionLivestream for session 2, 11 October at 15.45-17.15 EEST: Ministerial Panel Discussion at Arctic Biodiversity CongressLivestream for session 3, 12 October at 8.30-12.00 EEST: Exploring Common Solutions to Arctic Environmental Challenges ACAP Fact Sheets:The Tundra ProjectRenewable Energy Investments in the ArcticDiesel Black Carbon Emissions in MurmanskEstablishing a Circumpolar Local Environmental Observer (CLEO) Network 2018 Update Arctic Council backgrounderFinnish Chairmanship informationImages for media useThe Arctic Council on FacebookThe Arctic Council on TwitterThe Arctic Council Working Groups: ACAP, AMAP, CAFF, EPPR, PAME and SDWG.