To advance on a better understanding of the human influences on the Arctic environment and the socio-economic conditions of Indigenous Peoples and Arctic Communities.

Recent Submissions

  • The Economy o the North 2015 

    Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Sustainable Development Working Group, 2017-05-11)
    The objective of The Economy of the North 2015 is to present a comprehensive overview of the economy of the circumpolar Arctic, including the traditional production activities of the indigenous peoples. The ECONOR III ...
  • Arctic Human Development Report II: Regional Processes & Global Linkages. Fact Sheet/SDWG. January 2013. 

    Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG), 2013)
    The Arctic Human Development Report II: Regional Processes and Global Linkages Fact Sheet, presented by the Arctic Council working group Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) at the 8th Ministerial Meeting in Kiruna, ...
  • Conference Report. Gender Equality in the Arctic. Current Realities, Future Challenges. 

    Oddsdóttir, Embla Eir; Sigurðsson, Atli Már; Swandal, Sólrún; Árnadóttir, Anna Kolbrún (Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Iceland in cooperation with Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network and the Centre For Gender Equality, 2015)
    The conference was held in Akureyri, Iceland on 30-31 October 2014 with 150 participants representing various stakeholders from all member states of the Arctic Council: Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark (Greenland and the ...
  • Arctic Human Development Report 

    Einarsson, Niels; Nymand Larsen, Joan; Nilsson, Annika; Young, Oran R. (Stefansson Arctic Institute, under the auspices of the Icelandic Chairmanship of the Arctic COuncil 2002-2004, 2004)
    The goal of the Arctic Human Development Report (AHDR), mandated in the 2002 Inari Declaration, is to provide “… a comprehensive knowledge base for the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Programme.” This report ...
  • Arctic Social Indicators. ASI-II 

    Nymand Larsen, Joan; Schweitzer, Peter; Petrov, Andrey (Nordic Council of Ministers, 2013)
    The ASI project was formulated to fill a critical gap in knowledge identified by the AHDR on the construction of social indicators to help facilitate monitoring of changes in human development. The AHDR identified domains ...
  • Arctic Social Indicators - a follow-up to the Arctic Human Development Report 

    Nymand Larsen, Joan; Schweitzer, Peter; Fondahl, Gail (Nordic Council of Ministers, 2010)
    The Arctic Human Development Report (AHDR), published in 2004, offers a comprehensive overview of the state of human development in the Arctic at the beginning of the twenty-first century. As such, it constitutes a unique ...
  • The Economy of the North 2008 

    Glomsrød, Solveig; Aslaksen, Iulie (Statistics Norway, 2008)
    The objective of The Economy of the North 2008 is to present a comprehensive overview of the economy of the circumpolar Arctic, including the traditional production activities of the indigenous people. The report discusses ...
  • Women and Natural Resource Management in the Rural North 

    Sloan, Lindis (Forlaget Nora, Kvinneuniversitetet i Nord. Website: http://www.kun.nl.no/, 2004)
    The “Women and Natural Resource Management in the Rural North” project gives an account of women’s relationship with several resource-based industries and industrial developments in the Arctic Region, with fieldwork reports ...
  • The Economy of the North 

    Glomsrød, Solveig; Aslaksen, Iulie (Statistics Norway, 2006)
    The objective of The Economy of the North is to present a comprehensive overview of the economy of the circumpolar Arctic, including the traditional production activities of the indigenous people. The report discusses the ...
  • Women's Participation in Decision-making Processes in Arctic Fisheries Resource Management 

    ; Sloan, Lindis (Forlaget Nora, Kvinneuniversitetet i Nord, Website: http://www.kun.nl.no/, 2002)
    With fisheries in the Arctic as the area of research, the intent of this project was to do research on three levels of resource management. • Individual power – ownership and leadership in fisheries and fishery-related ...
  • Capacity Building Overview of the Arctic Council 

    Lyen, Ron; Gregorich, Joan (Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group, 2004)
    This guide provides a handy reference to the work of the Arctic Council for the many groups and individuals living and working in the Arctic or interested in circumpolar affairs. It is also a useful tool for the Council ...