New Observer: West Nordic Council

At the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska in May of 2017, the West Nordic Council was one of seven new Observers admitted by Ministers. Get to know the West Nordic Council and its Arctic connections in the interview below.

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Anna Degteva to be new Executive Secretary of the Indigenous Peoples' Secretariat

Anna Degteva, who belongs to the Veps indigenous people of Russia, has been hired as the new Executive Secretary of the Indigenous Peoples' Secretariat. -----

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Interview: Renée Sauvé, Chair of PAME

Renée Sauvé chaired the Arctic Council Working Group PAME during the U.S. Chairmanship (2015-2017), and has stayed on as the group’s Chair for the Finnish Chairmanship (2017-2019). In the interview below, read some of her thoughts as she looks back to...

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Arctic Council Tweets

Arctic Council The Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) meets this week. See their strategic framework:… https://t.co/dEQDq3KSte
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Arctic Council RT @CanEmbFinland: Speech by @saochair last night and guests under a very suomi100 blue and white tent. Finnish cooperation in Arctic iss…
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Arctic Council The recently-launched Álgu Fund facilitates increased indigenous contribution to the Arctic Council. Read more:… https://t.co/j8p9p5TQqb
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AC Chair Tweets

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