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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

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

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

Assessments

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

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

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

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

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

CAFF Report Presented

At the CBD-COP10 meeting in Nagoya, Japan, the Arctic Council’s Working Group on Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) held a side event presenting its report: “A...
04 May 2011

Nuuk Prepares to Welcome Ministers

The 7th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting is fast approaching. The meeting takes place in Katuaq, the Nuuk Cultural Center, on 12 May 2011.
03 May 2011

Arctic Biodiversity

The Arctic contains many species not found elsewhere, and many habitats and ecological processes and adaptations that are unique. These include the seasonal bursts of lif...
02 May 2011

Effects of Sea-ice Loss on Biodiversity

Thirty scientists, managers and community experts met in Vancouver, Canada, with the purpose to develop a technical report on what effects sea-ice reduction has on biodiv...
02 May 2011

Monitoring Polar Bears

On 19-22 February 2011, twenty-two scientists, managers and community experts from Canada, Greenland, Norway, Russia and the United States, met in Edmonton, Canada, to de...
08 Mar 2011
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September
October
07 Oct-08 Oct 2021
PAME Plenary II 2021 Online
14 Oct-16 Oct 2021
Arctic Circle Assembly 2021 Reykjavik, Iceland
26 Oct-28 Oct 2021
SDWG Plenary and Executive II 2021 Online
27 Oct-28 Oct 2021
EGBCM Plenary 2021 Online
November
16 Nov-18 Nov 2021
Arctic Shipping Best Practices Forum Online
24 Nov-26 Nov 2021
EPPR-II 2021 Kaliningrad Kaliningrad, Russian Federation
30 Nov-02 Dec 2021
SAO Executive and Plenary 2021 Salekhard, Russian Federation

2022

February
14 Feb-18 Feb 2022
PAME Plenary I-2022 Stockholm, Sweden
March
22 Mar-24 Mar 2022
SAO Executive and Plenary I 2022 Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation
August
21 Aug-26 Aug 2022
Cryosphere, Climate and Water in a Warming World Reykjavík, Iceland
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