Interview with Bård Ivar Svendsen, Senior Arctic Official for Norway

The Arctic Council recently welcomed Bård Ivar Svendsen as the new Senior Arctic Official for Norway. In this interview, get to know his background and what he sees as the prospects and challenges for the Arctic Council in the months and years ahead.

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Arctic Resilience Forum: Sharing best-practices for improving Arctic resilience

The Arctic Resilience Forum held in Rovaniemi, Finland, 10-11 September gathered around 100 Arctic experts, policymakers, and various key stakeholders. The purpose of the event was to strengthen cooperation on work related to resilience to the...

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Event: Arctic Resilience Forum, 10-11 September 2018

The Arctic Resilience Forum, an international conference organised by Finland’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in Rovaniemi on 10–11 September 2018, seeks to develop the resilience of the Arctic region to climate change.

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Arctic Council Tweets

Arctic Council Long-range transport of dioxins is the main reason for their occurrence as a pollutant in the Arctic environment.… https://t.co/7DrJsBIP0w
September 21, 2018
Arctic Council The Arctic Council is a forum for indigenous peoples to actively participate in decision-making and development i… https://t.co/PxT967HOT9
September 21, 2018
Arctic Council The meeting of the Arctic Council Expert Group on BlackCarbon and Methane is in full swing in Helsinki, Finland.… https://t.co/knCnhHfMhU
September 20, 2018

SAO Chair Tweets

Aleksi Härkönen Arctic Council Expert Group on Black Carbon and Methane convenes today and tomorrow in Helsinki. Continued success… https://t.co/UnDRvEdctM
September 20, 2018
Aleksi Härkönen RT @FIArctic: Arctic Parliamentary Conference in Inari: https://t.co/wBpZMo4TQq? fiarctic @SuomenEduskunta Photo: Sámi Parliament https:…
September 17, 2018
Aleksi Härkönen RT @Rene_Soderman: Welcome to ⁦@ArcticCouncil⁩ family Norway SAO ⁦@SvendsenBard⁩! Happy to have you in Helsinki ⁦@Ulkoministerio⁩ FIArc…
September 13, 2018

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