Now showing items 1-20 of 36

    • Summary Report, SAO Plenary meeting, Levi, Finland, March 2018 

      Arctic Council Secretariat (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
      Summary report from plenary session at SAO meeting in Levi, 22-23 March 2018
    • Arctic Council Secretariat 2017 annual report draft 

      Arctic Council Secretariat (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
      In 2017, the Arctic Council Secretariat (ACS) bid farewell to its first director, Magnús Jóhannesson, welcomed a new director, Nina Buvang Vaaja, and brought on board a new executive secretary for the Indigenous Peoples’ ...
    • Oil Spill Preparedness in Small Communities 

      Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
      The project “Oil Spill Preparedness in Small Communities” was approved by the Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) Working Group of the Arctic Council in June 2015. The project co-leads Norway, U.S., ...
    • Arctic Council WG-Observer session, EPPR Project: Prevention, Preparedness and Response for Small Communities 

      Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
      Description of the EPPR project "Prevention, Preparedness and Response for Small Communities"
    • Arctic Council WG-Observer session, Engagement with small communities 

      Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
      Although this theme focuses on small community preparedness, especially the EPPR project on Emergency Preparedness for Small Communities, PAME takes a wider view on preparedness for small communities in all marine activities.
    • Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program Strategic Plan: 2018- 2021 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2018)
      This Strategic Plan is intended to explain the overarching goals of the CBMP for the period 2018-2021, and to outline actions to deliver on those goals It will guide the management of the program and help ensure the program’s ...
    • Memorandum to Senior Arctic Officials: Sustainable Development Goals, Arctic Biodiversity 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
      This memo provides an overview of select CAFF activities and how they may contribute to supporting implementation of the UN CBD Aichi Targets and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
    • Arctic Council WG-Observer session, Marine Protected Areas 

      Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
      PAME's MPA Expert Group (MPA EG) oversees the work on Marine Protected Areas. All eight Arctic Council Member States are represented in the expert group, in addition to Permanent Participants and Observers. The MPA EG meets ...
    • Arctic Council WG-Observer session, Ecosystem Approach to Management 

      Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
      PAME’s joint Ecosystem Approach Expert Group (EA-EG) membership collectively contributes to the integration of EA implementation into the overall work of the Arctic Council. It also provides a mechanism to facilitate the ...
    • Memorandum on AMBI Observer engagement 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
      The Arctic Council (AC) recognizes Observer engagement as a key aspect in its evolution. Special Observer sessions held as part of Senior Arctic Officials' (SAO) meetings have focused on how Observers participate in AC ...
    • A global audit of the status and trends of Arctic and Northern Hemisphere goose populations 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
      This report attempts to review the abundance, status and distribution of natural wild goose populations in the northern hemisphere. The report comprises three parts that 1) summarise key findings from the study and the ...
    • Presentations from Levi 2018 SAO Meeting 

      Arctic Council (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
      Slides from presentations held at the SAO Meeting in Levi, Finland 22-23 March 2018. Some of the topics include meteorological cooperation, connectivity in the Arctic, as well as updates on upcoming events such as the ...
    • Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks Strategy: 2018-2028 

      Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018-01)
      The SAON Strategy document provides a 10-year strategy for addressing current and future Arctic observing needs.
    • Preparations for the Arctic Resilience Forum Background paper 

      Finland (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018-02-19)
      The Arctic Resilience Forum will be held in Rovaniemi, Finland on 10-11 September 2018. The Forum is part of the implementation of the Arctic Resilience Action Framework (ARAF).
    • Arctic Meteorological Cooperation discussion paper 

      The Finnish Chairmanship (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018-02-22)
      The Arctic is warming faster than any other area in the world. Climate change and increased economic activity in the Arctic increase the demand for meteorological and oceanographic observations, scientific research and ...
    • Update on the Arctic Resilience Action Framework (ARAF) Implementation Project 

      Co-Leads of the ARAF Implementation Project (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018-02-22)
      The Arctic Resilience Action Framework (ARAF)1 is an organizing framework to improve coordination and enhance learning and information-sharing, using the resilience approach as a tool. The ARAF was developed with input ...
    • Memorandum to Senior Arctic Officials: Arctic Council Observers, Pollution focus: in relation to AMAP, EGBCM and ACAP work on short-lived climate forcers, including black carbon 

      Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018-03)
      The AMAP, EGBCM and ACAP have identified a number of potential topics for further work with the AC Observers.
    • Status Report on Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure (Arctic SDI) 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018-03)
      The Arctic SDI is a voluntary, multilateral cooperation between the National Mapping Agencies of the Arctic. The purpose of the Arctic SDI is to support the Arctic Council and other stakeholders in their goals and objectives ...
    • Amarok "Maxi-report" 

      Arctic Council Secretariat (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018-03)
      Amarok, Arctic Council Tracking Tool, submitted to the Arctic Council's Senior Arctic Officials meeting in Levi, Finland, March 2018. This is the maxi version, or the full report from the Amarok.
    • Amarok "Mini-report" 

      Arctic Council Secretariat (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018-03)
      Amarok, Arctic Council Tracking Tool, submitted to the Arctic Council's Senior Arctic Officials meeting in Levi, Finland, March 2018. This is the mini version, or the short report from the Amarok.