The SDWG is informed by two subsidiary expert groups.

Social, Economic, and Cultural Expert Group

The Social, Economic and Cultural Expert Group (SEC) supports work to advance social, economic and cultural research in the development of sustainable and integrated approaches emerging in the circumpolar region.

The Arctic Human Health Expert Group (AHHEG) pursues efforts to increase awareness and visibility of health concerns of circumpolar residents in the field of health research. AHHEG also works to expand health and education networks.

The Social, Economic and Cultural Expert Group (SECEG) supports work to advance research in the development of sustainable and integrated approaches emerging in the circumpolar region.