Applications Open for the SDWG Executive Secretary Position
Friday, 06 December 2013
The Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) works on initiatives that provide practical knowledge and contribute to building the capacity of Indigenous Peoples and Arctic communities to respond to challenges and benefit from the opportunities emerging in the Arctic. SDWG is currently seeking an Executive Secretary to support the SDWG Chair and ensure timely completion of SDWG activities.
Arctic States Release Statement to UNFCCC COP XIX
Wednesday, 20 November 2013
As the current Chair of the Arctic Council, Canada has the pleasure of making this statement on behalf of the Arctic Council States – Canada, Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russian Federation, Sweden, and the United States of America – and the six Arctic Council indigenous permanent participant organizations.
EPPR: Understanding Risk to the Arctic Environment
Tuesday, 19 November 2013
The Arctic is changing rapidly. As it does, it may offer more access to new visitors and new residents arriving from the South. That could mean cruise vessels underway off the coast of Greenland, shipping vessels carrying fuel oil along with their cargoes, or invasive species brought northward as uninvited guests aboard ships. The Arctic Council is working to develop a comprehensive picture of such risks to the Arctic marine environment.