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  • Analysis of Arctic Children and Youth Health Indicators 

    Wigle, Don; Gilman, Andy; McAllister, Ken; Gibbons, Tracy (Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group, 2005-08)
    In 1998, the Sustainable Development Working Group, a working group of the Arctic Council, established the Future of Children and Youth of the Arctic Initiative to improve the health and well-being of children and youth ...
  • The Arctic Energy Summit: The Arctic as an Emerging Energy Province. Final Report and Technical Proceedings 

    Hemsath, James R. (Arctic Council, U.S. Department of State, Institute of the North, 2010)
    The objective of the Arctic Energy Summit is to bring attention to the challenges of developing the various energy assets in the High North and, in this region of energy wealth, to discover ways in which to eliminate energy ...
  • 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 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, ...
  • Arctic Human Health Initiative Report 

    Unknown author (Arctic CouncilSustainable Development Working Group (SDWG), 2009)
    The Arctic Human Health Initiative (AHHI) is an Arctic Council IPY [International Polar Year] initiative that aims to build and expand on existing Arctic Council and International Union for Circumpolar Health’s human health ...
  • The Arctic Human Health Initiative: A legacy of the International Polar Year 2007-2009. 

    Parkinson, Alan J. (Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG), 2013)
    "The Arctic Council recognized that IPY 2007-2008 represented a unique opportunity to further stimulate cooperation and coordination on Arctic health research and increase the awareness and visibility of Arctic regions. ...
  • Arctic Marine Transport Workshop 

    Brigham, Lawson; Ellis, Ben (Institute of the North, U.S.; Arctic Research Commission; International Arctic Science Committee., 2004)
    Amid growing interest and concern over the rapid climate changes occurring in the Arctic, experts in Arctic marine transport, international marine safety, as well as researchers of sea ice and climate change met at the ...
  • Arctic Renewable Energy Atlas; Project Presentation 

    Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Sustainable Development Working Group, 2017-05-11)
    The Arctic Renewable Energy Atlas (AREA) is an endorsed project of the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG), intended to enhance knowledge of the best practices and local adoption of renewable ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 Telemedicine Project Final Report 

    Unknown author (Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies, 2000-08)
    In order for arctic communities to provide adequate healthcare to its people, there must be a sustainable means of delivering this care at a distance. Telemedicine has been identified as the use of computers, telecommunication, ...
  • Assessing, Monitoring and Promoting the Vitality of Arctic Indigenous Languages. Arctic Indigenous Languages Vitality Initiative during the Canadian chairmanship 2013-2015. 

    Inuit Circumpolar Council (Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG), 2015-02)
    This report to the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) outlines the key activities and accomplishments of the Arctic Council’s multi-year pan-Arctic project, Arctic Indigenous Languages Vitality ...
  • Assessment of Cultural Heritage Monuments and Sites in the Arctic 

    Unknown author (Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group, 2013)
    The project aimed at presenting a short list of 20-30 cultural heritage sites in the Arctic which are of particular international importance. While each Arctic nation already has a process for ranking and a management ...
  • Best Practices in Ecosystem-based Ocean management in the Arctic 

    Hoel, Alf Håkon (Norwegian Polar Institute, 2009)
    The objective of the project is to present the concepts and practices the Arctic countries have developed for the application of an ecosystembased approach to oceans management. By way of reviewing how countries actually ...
  • 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 ...
  • Circumpolar Health Supplements 2010; 6 

    Unknown author (The International Association of Circumpolar Health Publishers., 2010)
    "This Circumpolar Health Supplement reports on the progress of the Human Health Initia- tive an Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group International Polar Year (IPY) project, and serves as a deliverable marking ...
  • Circumpolar Information Guide on Mining for Indigenous Peoples & Northern Communities 

    Unknown author (The Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) of the Arctic Council, 2011)
    The Circumpolar Information Guide on Mining recognizes that indigenous and northern communities are central stakeholders for a sustainable Arctic. The purpose of the Guide is to increase the ability of Indigenous peoples ...
  • 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 ...
  • EALÁT. Reindeer Herders' Voice: Reindeer Herding, Traditional Knowledge and Adaptation to Climate Change and Loss of Grazing Land 

    Oskal, Anders; Turi, Johan Mathis; Mathiesen, Svein D.; Burgess, Philip (Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group, 2009)
    This book is a two years middle term report from a Norwegian information project in the Arctic Council entitled EALÁT. The project is endorsed by the Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) of the Arctic Council, with ...
  • EALLU Abridged Edition 2018 

    Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
    This is a book about the fabulous abundance and diversity of food in the Arctic. While many think of the Arctic as a place of climatic extremes and scarcity, in fact the Arctic hosts an extraordinary food culture, built ...