The 11th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting 29 March 2019Finland On May 7 2019, Finland will host the 11th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi. On May 7, Finland will host the 11th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi. Minister-level representatives from the eight Arctic States will convene to review and approve work completed under the two-year Finnish Chairmanship to improve sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic. The Arctic States will be joined by delegations from the Council's indigenous Permanent Participant organizations, the Chairs of the six Working Groups, and Observers. The Ministerial will be held in the Lappi Areena in Rovaniemi, Finland.