Arctic Council Working Group
What We Do
Calling All Youth: Get Involved in the Arctic Resilience Forum 2020 - #Youth4ArcticResilience
04 Oct 2020
Virtual Arctic Resilience Forum launches in October
The second Arctic Resilience Forum will be held online as a series of ten weekly webinars launching on October 7, 2020. Each session touches on a specific aspect of Arcti...
21 Sep 2020
Innovating the food industry on the top of the world
For millennia, food production has supported population growth, the development of towns and cities, trade and other elements essential to successful human development. Y...
11 Sep 2020
Building a sustainable future with lessons from the past
The Sustainable Development Working Group’s “Zero Arctic” project develops concepts for carbon neutral constructions in the Arctic. By drawing on both expertise from scie...
07 Sep 2020
The Snowflake International Arctic Station– A hub for energy innovation and cultural exchange
The Snowflake International Arctic Station provides a stepping-stone towards advancing carbon-free technologies in the Arctic. The new Russian year-round research station...
21 Aug 2020
Round two of the Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy kicks off
The Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy (ARENA) is a unique knowledge sharing program about isolated power systems integration held in partnership with Canada, Gwich’in...
21 Jul 2020
Covid-19 in the Arctic: A briefing document for Senior Arctic Officials
An insight to the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic on Arctic communities.
16 Jul 2020
“The global demand is a very strong driver affecting the Arctic economy”
An interview with co-editor Iulie Aslaksen about the upcoming “Economy of the North 2020” report (ECONOR IV report)
16 Jun 2020
Biodiversity and human health: What’s a holistic approach to good health?
Good health is not the mere absence of diseases. It is the result of a complex interplay between factors influencing our daily lives and the surrounding environment. Howe...
02 Jun 2020
The coronavirus in the Arctic: Spotlight on mental health
As the current pandemic evolves, the focus on the health effects of the coronavirus widens. While nations around the globe implement strict measures to flatten the curve ...
22 Apr 2020
Women of the Arctic Council: Interview with Jennifer Spence, Executive Secretary, Sustainable Development Working Group
In honor of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we spoke with some of the women who work with the Arctic Council to learn more about them, what it means to be a woman i...
08 Mar 2020