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Video: Welcome to the Iqaluit 2015 Ministerial Meeting

In this video, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Chair of the Arctic Council and Canada's Minister for the Arctic Council, highlights some particularly important successes u...
13 Jul 2015
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News Release: Welcome to the Ninth Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting

The ninth Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council will take place in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada from April 24-25, 2015. This meeting will mark the end of Canada’s Arctic ...
13 Jul 2015
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Agenda for Iqaluit 2015 Ministerial now available

Click here to access the most recent version of the agenda for the Ministerial Meeting.
13 Jul 2015
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Iqaluit, a modern city rich with traditional Inuit culture

The city of Iqaluit located in Nunavut, northern Canada will be the venue for the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting held 24-25 April. Read more about some of the feature...
13 Jul 2015
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Statements

07 Jul 2015
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Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Islands Adopt New Strategy for the Arctic for 2011-2020

Monday 22 August 2011 Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lene Espersen, the Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands, Kaj Leo Johannesen, and Premier for the Government of Greenland...
06 Jul 2015
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Interview with Amy Merten, EPPR Working Group Chair

Read an interview with Amy Merten, Ph.D., the new chair of EPPR, the Arctic Council's working group on emergency prevention, preparedness and response…
16 Jun 2015
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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
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CBMP Freshwater Steering Group meets in Copenhagen

This week, the Freshwater Steering Group of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) meets in Copenhagen, Denmark…
18 May 2015
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Environment and Climate

he evidence of global warming is in no place more obvious than in the Arctic region. The Arctic has warmed rapidly during the last four decades.
13 May 2015
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Oceans

he Arctic Council is engaged in numerous projects; directly or indirectly concerning the Arctic Ocean:
13 May 2015
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Maps

Circumpolar maps for non-commercial use compiled by Winfried K. Dallmann of the Norwegian Polar Institute.
07 May 2015
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Task Forces of the Arctic Council

In addition to the Working Groups there are also several Task Forces that operate within the framework of the Arctic Council. The Task Forces are appointed at the Ministe...
07 May 2015
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Task Forces of the Arctic Council (2)

In addition to the Working Groups there are also several Task Forces that operate within the framework of the Arctic Council. The Task Forces are appointed at the Ministe...
07 May 2015
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about the Arctic Council and Arctic Council website...
07 May 2015
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Engaging Youth: Future Arctic Leaders Meet in Ottawa

Future Arctic Leaders met in Ottawa, Canada, to discuss key economic, social and environmental issues in the Arctic...
30 Apr 2015
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The Arctic Council’s Youth Art Contest 2015

Young people of the Arctic region showed off their artistic talents in the Arctic Council’s Youth Art Contest 2015...
28 Apr 2015
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Photos from the Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting

Looking for photos from the Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting? Visit our Flickr gallery for high-resolution images available for use with Creative Commons licensing.
25 Apr 2015
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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
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