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News: Arctic Peoples

Interview with EPPR Chair Peter Holst-Andersen

"I think we are getting better at rescuing people and protecting the environment through the work we are doing in EPPR."
27 Jun 2019

Education – Equal access for equal chances

During the Finnish Chairmanship (2017-2019), the Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) initiated two projects with an educational emphasis.
25 Mar 2019

Arctic Council receives IAIA 2019 Global Award

The Arctic Council is the recipient of the 2019 Global Award of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA).
09 Dec 2018

Workshop: Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups

The third and final workshop of the project "Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups - Strengths United through Networks (RISING SUN) is slated to take pla...
24 Feb 2017

Sustainable Development Working Group addresses health issues in the Arctic

In May, multiple meetings addressing human health issues in the Arctic took place in Tromsø. These included a workshop on reducing the incidence of suicide in indigenous ...
15 Jun 2016

ACAP workshop on CLEO Network beginning in Inari, Finland

Local observers can detect subtle changes in weather, landscapes and seascapes, and plant and animal communities. The Arctic Council is working to build a circumpolar net...
01 Jun 2016

Interview: Telecommunications Task Force Co-Chairs

Meet the co-chairs of the Arctic Council's Task Force on Telecommunications Infrastructure in the Arctic.
11 Nov 2015

Electronic Memory of the Arctic: Digitized History and Culture

The project “Electronic Memory of the Arctic (EMA)” aims to bring electronic resources together, encompassing all the Arctic states.
28 Aug 2015

Linguistic Diversity

Language not only communicates, it defines culture, nature, history, humanity, and ancestry [1]. The indigenous languages of the Arctic have been formed and shaped in clo...
28 Aug 2015

Promoting Traditional Ways of Life of Arctic Indigenous Peoples

Traditional ways of life, including traditional practices, cultural skills, values, and spirituality, are vital to the health and wellbeing of Arctic indigenous peoples a...
21 Jul 2015

Engaging Youth: Future Arctic Leaders Meet in Ottawa

Future Arctic Leaders met in Ottawa, Canada, to discuss key economic, social and environmental issues in the Arctic...
30 Apr 2015

The Voice of Reindeer Herding Youth

The goal of the Arctic Council EALLIN project is to maintain and develop sustainable reindeer husbandry in the Arctic.
09 Apr 2015

Minister Aglukkaq to Host Circumpolar Mental Wellness Symposium

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council ...
23 Mar 2015

Open House Event on Traditional Knowledge

The Arctic Council and its Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) will host a public event in Yellowknife on Monday, October 20, titled “Traditional Knowledge in ou...
19 Oct 2014

Santa, our Arctic colleague

As December 24 draws near children all over the world wait impatiently for Santa Claus to arrive with their gifts. In the Arctic countries Santa Claus goes by many differ...
24 Dec 2012
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