Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups - Strengths United through Networks 2015-2017
Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG)
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Under the US Arctic Council Chairmanship theme of Improving Economic and Living Conditions in Arctic Communities, the RISING SUN initiative used a consensus-building process to identify common outcomes and their measures for evaluating suicide prevention efforts across the circumpolar North.
RISING SUN was designed to develop a toolkit comprised of the key correlatesa ssociated woth successful suicide prevention interventions across Arctic States. The principal goal was to generate shared knowldegt o aid health and community workers in better serving their communities, and to help policy-makers measure progress, evaluate interventions, and identify regional and cultural approaches to implementation.
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Project Proposal: Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups – Strengths United through Networks (RISING-SUN). Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG), 2015)"Objective of Project: To create common metrics for evaluating suicide prevention efforts in the Arctic as a key component of scaling up and evaluating interventions across the circumpolar region. Rationale: RISING SUN ...
Circumpolar Information Tool Kit on Minerals, and Oil and Gas for Indigenous People and Northern Communities. Proposal submitted to the Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group. Unknown author (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2007-11-19)"The development of an information toolkit to increase Arctic Indigenous peoples’ and communities’ knowledge of the sustainable development of mineral and oil and gas resources. It will also strengthen their capacity to ...
Terms of Reference of the Project Steering Group Indigenous Peoples Contaminants Action Program (IPCAP). Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP) (Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP), 2010)Industrial development of the Arctic has been accompanied by waste accumulation, especially in the vicinity of indigenous villages, that represents a growing threat to safety and health of the Arctic people. Recent studies ...