Following is an overview of past Arctic Council meetings, beginning with the most recent event. The country name in parentheses after each meeting, is the name of the country that chaired the Arctic Council at the time of the meeting.

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All Ministerial Documents

All SAO Documents

 

2016

SAO meeting, Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A (U.S. Chairmanship)
15-17 March 2016
Webpage

 

2015

SAO meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A (U.S. Chairmanship)
21-22 October 2015
Documents

 

9th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting, Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada. 
24 April 2015
This meeting marked the end of Canada's chairmanship and the beginning of the USA's
Webpage Documents

 

SAO meeting, Whitehorse, Canada (Canadian Chairmanship)
2-5 March 2015
Documents


2014

SAO meeting, Yellowknife, Canada (Canadian Chairmanship)
21-23 October 2014
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Yellowknife, Canada (Canadian Chairmanship)
25-27 March 2014
Documents

 

2013

SAO meeting, Whitehorse, Canada (Canadian Chairmanship)
21-23 October 2013
Documents

 

8th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting, Kiruna, Sweden.
15 May 2013
This meeting marked the end of Sweden's chairmanship and the beginning of Canada's
Webpage Documents

 

SAO meeting, Stockholm, Sweden (Swedish Chairmanship)
20-21 March 2013
Documents

 

2012

SAO meeting, Haparanda, Sweden (Swedish Chairmanship)
14-15 November 2012
Documents

 

Observer Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden (Swedish Chairmanship)
6 November 2012
Webpage

 

2nd Deputy Ministers' Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden (Swedish Chairmanship)
15 May 2012
Webpage Documents

 

SAO meeting, Stockholm, Sweden (Swedish Chairmanship)
27-29 March 2012 
Documents

 

2011

SAO meeting, Luleå, Sweden (Swedish Chairmanship)
8-9 November 2011
Documents

 

7th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting, Nuuk, Greenland.
12 May 2011
This meeting marked the end of Denmark's chairmanship and the beginning of Sweden's
Webpage Documents

 

SAO Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark (Danish Chairmanship) 
16-17 March 2011
Documents

 

2010

SAO meeting, Torshavn, The Faroe Islands (Danish Chairmanship) 
19-20 October 2010
Documents

 

1st Deputy Ministers' Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark (Danish Chairmanship)
27 May 2010
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Illulissat, Greenland (Danish Chairmanship)
28-29 April 2010
Documents

 

2009

SAO meeting, Eigtveds Pakhus, Copenhagen, Denmark (Danish Chairmanship)
12-13 November 2009
Documents

 

6th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting, Tromsø, Norway Rica Hotel.
29 April 2009
This meeting marks the end of Norway's chairmanship and the beginning of Denmark's
Documents
 
SAO meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark (Norwegian Chairmanship)
12 February 2009
Documents

 

2008

SAO meeting, Kautokeino, Norway (Norwegian Chairmanship)
19-20 November 2008
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Svolvær, Norway (Norwegian Chairmanship)
23-24 April 2008
Documents

 

2007

SAO meeting, Narvik, Norway (Norwegian Chairmanship)
28-29 November 2007
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Tromsø, Norway (Norwegian Chairmanship)
12-13 April 2007 
Documents
 

2006

5th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting, Salekhard, Russia
26 October 2006
This meeting marked the end of Russia's chairmanship and the beginning of Norway's
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Syktyvkar, Russia (Russian Chairmanship)
26-27 April 2006
Documents

 

2005

SAO meeting, Khanty-Masiysk, Russia (Russian Chairmanship)
12-14 October 2005
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Yakutsk, Russia (Russian Chairmanship)
6-7 April 2005
Documents

 

2004

4th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting, Reykjavik, Iceland
24 November 2004
This meeting marked the end of Iceland's chairmanship and the beginning of Russia's
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Reykjavik, Iceland (Icelandic Chairmanship)
23-24 November 2004
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Selfoss, Iceland (Icelandic Chairmanship)
4-5 May 2004
Documents

 

2003

SAO meeting, Svartsengi, Iceland (Icelandic Chairmanship)
23-24 October 2003
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Reykjavik, Iceland (Icelandic Chairmanship)
9-10 April 2003
Documents

 

2002

3rd Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting, Inari, Finland
9-10 October 2002
This meeting marked the end of Finland's chairmanship and the beginning of Iceland's
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Inari, Finland (Finnish Chairmanship)
7-8 October 2002
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Oulu, Finland (Finnish Chairmanship)
15-16 May 2002
Documents

 

2001

SAO meeting, Espoo, Finland (Finnish Chairmanship)
6-7 November 2001
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Rovaniemi, Finland (Finnish Chairmanship)
12-13 June 2001
Documents
 

2000

2nd Artic Council Ministerial Meeting, Barrow, Alaska, USA
10-11 October 2000
This meeting marked the end of the USA chairmanship and the beginning of Finland's
Documents

 

Ministerial Preparatory Meeting, Whitehall, London, UK (USA Chairmanship)
18-19 September 2000

 

SAO meeting, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA (USA Chairmanship)
27-28 April 2000
Documents
 

1999

SAO meeting, Washington, DC, USA (USA Chairmanship)
18-19 November 1999
Documents

 

SAO meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, USA (USA Chairmanship)
3-6 May 1999
Documents

 

1998

1st Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting, Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory, Canada
17-18 September 1998
This meeting marked the end of Canada's chairmanship and the beginning of the USA's
Documents

 

SAO meeting, London, UK (Canadian Chairmanship)
17-19 August 1998

 

SAO meeting, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada (Canadian Chairmanship)
9-11 May 1998