The Ministerial meeting of the Canadian Chairmanship was hosted in Iqaluit, Nunavut in Northern Canada from April 24-25, 2015. This meeting marked the end of the Canadian Chairmanship and the start of the US Chairmanship (2015 – 2017). The Arctic Council’s inaugural Ministerial meeting took place in Iqaluit in 1998.

The first Arctic Council Deputy Ministers’ Meeting was held during the first Danish Chairmanship in Copenhagen 27 May 2010.


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