Patrick Borbey, chair of Senior Arctic Officials, will hold a media availability on October 23 on the results of the plenary meeting of the Senior Arctic Officials. Media representatives are also invited to attend a public outreach event held by the Arctic Council and its biodiversity working group, CAFF, in partnership with the Government of Yukon and the Yukon Science Institute.

Patrick Borbey, the Arctic Council’s chair of Senior Arctic Officials, will hold a media availability on October 23, 2013, on the results of the plenary meeting of the Senior Arctic Officials.

Media representatives are also invited to attend a public outreach event held by the Arctic Council and its biodiversity working group, the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, in partnership with the Government of Yukon and the Yukon Science Institute. Event participants will discuss changes in Arctic wildlife and ecosystems and offer insights into how these changes are affecting northern communities.

Please note that the official meetings are not open to the media.

 

Event: Media availability
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Time: 12 noon PT
Location: Yukon Convention Centre, 4051 4th Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon

Event: Public outreach event: Arctic Waters and Biodiversity in a Time of Change: The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Time: 7 p.m. PT
Location: Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, Kilometre 1423 (Mile 886) Alaska Highway, Whitehorse, Yukon

 

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