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he Arctic Council is engaged in numerous projects; directly or indirectly concerning the Arctic Ocean:
13 May 2015


Circumpolar maps for non-commercial use compiled by Winfried K. Dallmann of the Norwegian Polar Institute.
07 May 2015

Task Forces of the Arctic Council

In addition to the Working Groups there are also several Task Forces that operate within the framework of the Arctic Council. The Task Forces are appointed at the Ministe...
07 May 2015

Task Forces of the Arctic Council (2)

In addition to the Working Groups there are also several Task Forces that operate within the framework of the Arctic Council. The Task Forces are appointed at the Ministe...
07 May 2015

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about the Arctic Council and Arctic Council website...
07 May 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 Arctic Council’s Youth Art Contest 2015

Young people of the Arctic region showed off their artistic talents in the Arctic Council’s Youth Art Contest 2015...
28 Apr 2015

Photos from the Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting

Looking for photos from the Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting? Visit our Flickr gallery for high-resolution images available for use with Creative Commons licensing.
25 Apr 2015

Video interviews with outgoing and incoming SAO Chairs

On the eve of the Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting, current SAO Chair Vincent Rigby and incoming SAO Chair David Balton spoke about memories of the past two years and expectat...
22 Apr 2015

Thematic articles highlighting Arctic Council accomplishments under the Canadian Chairmanship

This series of articles highlights some of the important initiatives undertaken during Canada's chairmanship...
21 Apr 2015

Strengthening the Arctic Council

The Arctic is undergoing rapid changes and the Arctic Council is adapting to better address the opportunities and challenges that come with change.
21 Apr 2015

Empowering the Cultures, Communities and Peoples of the Arctic

During Canada’s Chairmanship, much of the Arctic Council’s work focused on initiatives that support the well-being and prosperity of Arctic residents...
20 Apr 2015

Responsible Economic and Resource Development in the Arctic

It is recognized that the economic potential of the Arctic is enormous, and its sustainable development is key to the region's resilience and prosperity...
17 Apr 2015

Addressing Pollution in the Arctic: from knowledge to action

The Arctic Council has a long and rich history of scientific assessment work on pollution and climate change issues and was one of the first forums to recognize the impor...
16 Apr 2015

Protecting and Strengthening Arctic Species and Ecosystems

Protecting and strengthening the Arctic’s ecosystems has been a priority for the Council during Canada’s Chairmanship…
14 Apr 2015

Safe Shipping and Marine Environmental Protection

The Arctic Council’s vision for the Arctic marine environment is one that is healthy, productive, and resilient, and that supports human well-being...
14 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

Interviews with SCTF delegates

At the fifth meeting of the SCTF in Oslo, Norway, the ACS interviewed delegates from Finland, Russia and the United States…
26 Mar 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

Call for papers for 2015 international conference on Arctic shipping

The International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Maritime University (WMU) and the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) working group of the Arctic Coun...
23 Mar 2015


08 Sep-09 Sep 2021
ACAP Plenary Online
05 Oct-07 Oct 2021
SDWG Plenary Online
07 Oct-08 Oct 2021
PAME Plenary Online
14 Oct-17 Oct 2021
Arctic Circle Assembly Reykjavik, Iceland
21 Oct-25 Oct 2021
EPPR Arctic Rescue Conference Kaliningrad, Russian Federation
16 Nov-18 Nov 2021
Arctic Shipping Best Practices Forum Online
23 Nov-25 Nov 2021
SAO Plenary Salekhard, Russian Federation


21 Aug-26 Aug 2022
Cryosphere, Climate and Water in a Warming World Reykjavík, Iceland
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