IIlulissat (Photo: Harald Finkler)

Time witness reports: The Council’s informal structure has been important to its longevity and success

05 October 2021
Harald Finkler has experienced and captured the evolution of the Arctic Council firsthand – both with his camera and in his interview for this time witness report. For almost two decades, the former Director at the Circumpolar Affairs Directorate of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada contributed to the work of the Council and especially its Sustainable Development Working Group. On his journey across a full Chairmanship cycle – from Canada (1996-1998) to Sweden (2011-2013) – Harald Finkler witnessed the Council grow and adapt to a growing global interest in the Arctic.

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