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News: The United States

10th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting: a preview

A preview of the upcoming Arctic Council Ministerial meeting, taking place on 11 May 2017 in Fairbanks, Alaska.
08 May 2017

10th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting: Preview of forthcoming products

Learn about two upcoming media availabilities that will offer insight into many of the Working Groups' products that will be highlighted at the upcoming Ministerial meeti...
21 Apr 2017

The 10th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting

On May 11, the United States will host the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska. Minister-level representatives from the eight Arctic States will ...
18 Apr 2017

Arctic Council prepares for Ministerial meeting in Fairbanks

Senior officials from the Arctic Council’s eight Member States and six indigenous Permanent Participant organizations (PPs) met in Juneau in preparation for the upcoming ...
10 Mar 2017

Arctic Council officials to meet in Juneau to prepare for upcoming Ministerial meeting

The Arctic Council’s Senior Arctic Officials (SAOs) and representatives of the indigenous Permanent Participant organizations (PPs) will meet in Juneau, Alaska on 8-9 Mar...
22 Feb 2017

Event summary: Sustainable Development Working Group meeting, October 2016

The Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) met on 1-2 October, 2016 in Orono, Maine. The group focused on the progress of its projects and potentia...
17 Nov 2016

Arctic Council advances environmental protection and sustainable development in Portland, Maine

Senior officials from the Arctic Council’s eight member States and six indigenous Permanent Participant organizations (PPs) concluded their latest meeting in Portland, Ma...
06 Oct 2016

Arctic Council officials to address climate change, scientific cooperation, and more in Portland, Maine

The Arctic Council’s Senior Arctic Officials (SAOs) and indigenous Permanent Participant organizations (PPs) will meet in Portland, Maine on 5-6 October 2016 to discuss t...
28 Sep 2016

Arctic Council Advances Work on Arctic Issues

Senior Arctic Officials and Permanent Participants met in Fairbanks, Alaska to address ongoing efforts on a range of issues of high importance for the Arctic.
17 Mar 2016

Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Gather in Fairbanks, Alaska

The Arctic Council’s Senior Arctic Officials (SAOs) and indigenous Permanent Participant organizations will meet in Fairbanks, Alaska on 16-17 March 2016 to discuss the C...
01 Mar 2016

Senior Arctic Officials’ Meeting Advances Arctic Council Agenda

Representatives from the eight Arctic States and the Permanent Participants (six organizations representing Arctic Indigenous peoples) met in Anchorage, Alaska on October...
23 Oct 2015

Senior Arctic Officials Meet in Anchorage, Alaska

The first plenary SAO meeting during the U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council is coming up in Anchorage, Alaska.
12 Oct 2015

SAO Chair David Balton visits Tromsø

The new Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials paid a visit to the Arctic Council Secretariat in Tromsø...
17 Jul 2015

Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change

The last of three thematic pillars of the United States Chairmanship program is “Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change”…
16 Jul 2015

First meeting of SAOs during U.S. Chairmanship

On 16-17 June 2015 in Washington, D.C., Senior Arctic Officials, Permanent Participants and Working Groups met to begin moving forward with the Arctic Council's program f...
15 Jul 2015

News Release: Arctic Council renews commitment to Arctic economic and social development and environmental protection

Ministers from eight Arctic states and leaders of Arctic Indigenous Peoples met today in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada...
13 Jul 2015

Improving Economic & Living Conditions for Arctic Communities

The first of three thematic pillars of the United States Chairmanship program is “Improving Economic & Living Conditions for Arctic Communities”…
20 May 2015

Video interviews with outgoing and incoming SAO Chairs

On the eve of the Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting, current SAO Chair Vincent Rigby and incoming SAO Chair David Balton spoke about memories of the past two years and expectat...
22 Apr 2015

U.S. allocates 5 million to the environment in the Arctic

The U.S. Government has decided to allocate up to 5 million USD to the Arctic Council's environmental projects. The funds will be designated to the Arctic Council's Proje...
11 Jun 2012
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