Arctic Council

The leading intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation in the Arctic.

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Who is the Arctic Council?

Expert groups and task forces carry out additional work.

Iceland is the current chair of the Arctic Council.
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Long-term observations are an inherent process in our communities

Dr. Dalee Sambo Dorough is the Chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) and she is one of the keynote speakers of the 2020 Arctic Observing Summit – a conference that...
31 Mar 2020

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts

Interview Sweden’s Senior Arctic Official Louise Calais
30 Mar 2020
Frozen Baikal Lake

Interview with Nikolay Korchunov, Russia’s Senior Arctic Official

Nikolay Korchunov is a career diplomat who has served as the Ambassador at Large for the Arctic Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Russia and the Sen...
30 Mar 2020
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Events

April
20 Apr-23 Apr 2020
AMAP Climate Experts Group Meeting Teleconference
28 Apr-29 Apr 2020
AMAP Heads of Delegation Meeting Teleconference
May
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Featured Projects

Local 2 Global: Circumpolar collaboration for suicide prevention and mental wellness
Local 2 Global aims to facilitate international collaboration and connections between circumpolar communities working to prevent suicide and support the mental wellbeing of all Arctic youth and commun...
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Photo: iStock / RyersonClark
One Health
Temperatures in the Arctic have risen at twice the rate compared to other parts of the world, resulting in a multitude of environmental changes that affect the health and wellbeing of millions of huma...
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Drone Photography by: Sara Wilde
Project CREATeS
Youth were invited to engage in a dialogue about suicide prevention by telling their own stories, and were supported to make these stories into digital stories, or short films.
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