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CAFF signs Resolution of Cooperation with Ramsar and AEWA

On July 12 the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna and the Ramsar Secretariat signed a Resolution of Cooperation, at the 11th Ramsar Conference of the Parties, in Buch...
16 Jul 2012

PAME Health and Safety Workshop

The Protection of Arctic Marine Environments (PAME) working group held a Health Safety and Environmental Management Systems (HSEMS) Workshop in Keflavik, Iceland 10-12 Ju...
05 Jul 2012

SWIPA informs global audience about changes in ice cover

Results of a comprehensive assessment of changes in the Arctic Cryosphere – Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA) show rapid changes in major components o...
25 Jun 2012

EPPR Workshop Observing an Oil Spill Response Exercise in Kirkenes

The increased focus on potential exploration of Arctic offshore oil and gas and shipping this summer is made evident by a busy month of June for the Emergency Prevention ...
15 Jun 2012

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

New APECS director eager to begin shaping the future of polar research

The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) was founded in 2006 as a branch of the 4th International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2008. During the IPY conference Fr...
07 Jun 2012

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment: a Policy Development Workshop

On 14-15 May 2012, the Conservation of Arctic Fauna and Flora (CAFF) working group organized a workshop to discuss ideas to inform the policy process resulting from the A...
25 May 2012

Lars-Otto Reiersen receives 2012 SETAC Rachel Carson Award

Lars-Otto Reiersen, Executive Secretary of the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) recently received the prestigious SETAC Rachel Carson Award.
24 May 2012

Deputy Ministers’ Meeting: Outcomes

The first Deputy Ministers’ Meeting under the Swedish Chairmanship was held in Stockholm on Tuesday 15 May. The meeting, hosted by State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Fra...
18 May 2012

Deputy Ministers' Meeting in Stockholm

The Deputy Ministers' Meeting under the Swedish Chairmanship takes place next week on Tuesday 15 May. The venue is the "Spegelsalen" of the Grand Hotel in downtown Stockh...
11 May 2012

Profile: Johan Rockström, Chair of the Arctic Resilience Report

Tuesday May 15, the Arctic Council Deputy Ministers will meet in Stockholm at Grand Hotel. The Swedish Chairmanship seized the opportunity to arrange a lecture by Profess...
10 May 2012

Finnish Chairmanship of ACAP

The Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP) working group made the transition from Russian to Finnish Chairmanship following the SAO meeting in Stockholm at the end of ...
08 May 2012

ASTI media event at IPY inspires articles

On Monday April 23 The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group hosted a media event to present the updated version of the Arctic Species Trend Index (...
24 Apr 2012

The Arctic Council at IPY From Knowledge to Action

The final International Polar Year (IPY) conference will be held in Montréal, Canada April 22-27. Over 2,500 participants are expected. Attendees include Arctic and Antar...
20 Apr 2012

The Experts Group on Arctic Ecosystem-Based Management met in Gothenburg

The Arctic Council Experts Group on Arctic Ecosystem-Based Management (EBM) met to work towards a common understanding on Ecosystem Based Management in the Arctic.
19 Apr 2012

Senior Arctic Officials met in Stockholm

Last week, the Arctic Council held the second SAO meeting under the Swedish Chairmanship among whales and dinosaur skeletons at the Swedish Museum of Natural History. Nea...
04 Apr 2012

PAME Working Group meeting in Stockholm

The Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) working group of the Arctic Council is meeting in Stockholm, Sweden for their first meeting of 2012. The meeting is...
27 Mar 2012

Phase II of the Arctic Ocean Review

Project (AOR) is a multi-phased project led by the working group PAME (Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment) to review the status and trends of the Arctic marine e...
15 Mar 2012

The Arctic - A beacon of hope

On February 23 SAO Chair Gustaf Lind attended the World Oceans Summit in Singapore to speak on the panel titled The Arctic - beacon of hope? Russian SAO Anton Vasiliev al...
01 Mar 2012

SDWG Meeting in Gällivare

The Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) meeting took place in Gällivare in Northern Sweden February 14-15. A total of 34 representatives from the Member states, ...
24 Feb 2012
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30 Nov-02 Dec 2021
SAO Executive and Plenary 2021 Salekhard, Russian Federation
31 Jan-03 Feb 2022
Arctic Frontiers 2022 Tromsø, Norway
31 Jan-04 Feb 2022
CAFF Board Meeting 2022 Kittilä, Finland
14 Feb-18 Feb 2022
PAME-I 2022 Stockholm, Sweden
26 Mar-01 Apr 2022
Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2022 Tromso, Norway
06 Jun-10 Jun 2022
EPPR-I 2022 Torshavn, Faroe Islands
21 Aug-26 Aug 2022
Cryosphere, Climate and Water in a Warming World Reykjavík, Iceland
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