SDWG’s Analysis and Advice for SAOs: Arctic Council COVID-19 Work

This document brings together advice and ideas provided by members of the Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG), Arctic Human Health Expert Group (AHHEG) and Social, Economic, and Cultural Expert Group (SECEG) representatives, and participating Observer organizations. The recommendations presented in this Executive Summary represent the consensus advice of SDWG Member States and Permanent Participants. These recommendations address the Senior Arctic Officials’ (SAOs) request for input regarding existing projects, new projects, and governance in response to the June 25, 2020 COVID-19 in the Arctic: Briefing Document to SAOs.