The SDWG produced 8 high-quality deliverables under the 2013-15 Canadian Chairmanship that were presented to ministers of Arctic States and leaders from Indigenous Permanent Participant organizations at the 9th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Iqaluit on Friday, April 24, 2015. We are very proud with what we have accomplished in the last two years. Final reports for all completed deliverables can be found HERE.
Executive Secretary of the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group
The Request for Proposals (RFP) to secure the next Executive Secretary of the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group has now been posted on the Government of Canada website. This RFP will be open until May 19, 2016 at 15:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Please share this RFP widely among your networks so that SDWG can attract the best possible candidates.
The RFP and other information (e.g., mandatory requirements, basis of selection) can be found here: https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tender-notice/PW-15-00679220
The Ottawa Declaration of 1996 formally established the Arctic Council as a high level intergovernmental forum to provide a means for promoting cooperation,coordination and interaction among the Arctic States, with the involvement of the Arctic Indigenous peoples and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues, in particular issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic.