Enhancing the environment, economies, culture and health of Indigenous peoples and Arctic communities.
This includes pursuing opportunities to protect and enhance the environment and the economies, culture and health of Indigenous peoples and Arctic communities. The guiding tenet running throughout the work of the SDWG is to pursue initiatives that provide practical knowledge and contribute to building the capacity of Indigenous peoples and Arctic communities. This will allow them to respond to the challenges and benefits from the opportunities in the Arctic region.
The SDWG is a Working Group of the Arctic Council.
Reports officially released following the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting on 20 May 2021.
Economy of the North (ECONOR) IV
Gender Equality in the Arctic (GEA) III
Blue Bioeconomy in the Arctic Region
Zero Arctic: Concepts for carbon neutral Arctic construction based on tradition
Arctic Resilience Forum 2020