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SAO meeting at Swedish Museum of Natural History

The Swedish Chairmanship of the Arctic Council is is arranging the first Senior Arctic Officials (SAO) meeting of the year at the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Sto...
29 Jan 2012
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Arctic Frontiers a useful resource for the working groups

The sixth annual Arctic Frontiers conference was held January 22-27 in Tromsø, Norway. This year's theme was Energies of the High North and the title of the conferen...
29 Jan 2012
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Arctic environment requires responsible corporate practices

As the Arctic becomes an interesting place for business actors to conduct operations, the strains on this sensitive region are increasing. The Swedish Chairmanship of the...
26 Jan 2012
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Arctic Council drafts communication strategy

The first draft of the Arctic Council communication strategy will soon be sent to a contact group for evaluation.The draft of the communication strategy is based on groun...
18 Jan 2012
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Arctic States call for measures to reduce emissions

The Arctic States call for powerful measures to reduce emissions “The fight against climate change is an imperative common challenge for the international community an...
06 Dec 2011
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Arctic – A Messenger for Global Change

The Swedish Chairmanship of the Arctic Council, along with the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) and Greenland, will present a side event on current envir...
30 Nov 2011
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New Arctic Contaminants Project

Industrial development of the Arctic has been accompanied by waste accumulation, especially in the vicinity of indigenous villages. This represents a growing threat to sa...
23 Nov 2011
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CAFF Works with the CBD on Arctic biodiversity

In a guest article for the Biodiversity Policy and Practice website, Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group Executive Secretary Tom Barry outlines th...
21 Nov 2011
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Successful Meeting in Luleå

The first SAO meeting organized under the Swedish Chairmanship was a success. Approximately 160 people attended the meeting which took place at the Luleå Technical Univer...
10 Nov 2011
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CAFF Event on Arctic Biodiversity

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council, invites you to attend a special side event discussing THE VIEW FR...
03 Nov 2011
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Arctic Trends and the ABA

The Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA) was endorsed by the Arctic Council in 2006. The aims of the ABA are to provide a much needed description of the current state of ...
25 Oct 2011
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Russia allocates EUR 10M towards Pollution Prevention Initiatives

On Tuesday 4 October 2011, the Russian Government signed an agreement allocating up to EUR 10 million to the implementation of Arctic Council priority projects. The fu...
06 Oct 2011
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Arctic Data

A wealth of data is collected and assessed by the Arctic Council. The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) and the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (P...
21 Sep 2011
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Assessments

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna's assessments provide vital descriptions of the current state of Arctic biodiversity. These efforts create scientific base...
21 Sep 2011
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Next stop: Luleå

The Swedish Chairmanship 2011-2013 From 12 May 2011 Sweden is chairing the Arctic Council. In its chairmanship programme, Sweden intends to focus on several issues su...
26 Jul 2011
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EPPR Meets in Canada's Yukon Territory

Canada hosted the meeting of the Emergency, Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) Working Group of the Arctic Council in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory which took pla...
23 Jun 2011
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SWIPA

The Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA) Assessment was formally delivered by AMAP to the 7th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Nuuk on 12 May 2011.
14 Jun 2011
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Arctic negotiations under way

A cool Arctic sun shone down on the Katuaq Cultural Centre in Greenland’s capital as talks between the countries of the Arctic Council got under way on Monday. Representa...
10 May 2011
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EPPR Working Group meeting Online
16 Sep-18 Sep 2020
CAFF Board Meeting Online
22 Sep-24 Sep 2020
PAME II - 2020 Anchorage, Alaska, USA
22 Sep 2020
ACAP Workshop on Mercury Online / Oslo, Norway
23 Sep-24 Sep 2020
ACAP Working Group meeting Online / Oslo, Norway
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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
26 Oct-27 Oct 2020
SDWG meeting Online / Egilsstaðir, Iceland
28 Oct 2020
SAO Executive Meeting (TBC) Egilsstaðir, Iceland
29 Oct-30 Oct 2020
SAO Plenary Meeting (TBC) Egilsstaðir, Iceland
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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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SDWG meeting Reykjanesbær, Iceland
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