Arctic Council

2021 June 30

12:58 The Russian Chairmanship of the Arctic Council begins under the theme “Responsible Governance for a Sustainable Arctic”

2021 May 17

14:09 Russia approves its Arctic Council Chairmanship program for 2021–2023

2021 March 23

17:59 Iceland’s final Senior Arctic Officials’ meeting marks successful Chairmanship and hits record participation

2019 November 7

18:13 Blue Bioeconomy in Arctic Region is among priorities under Iceland´s Arctic Council chairmanship

2019 July 25

14:19 IMO granted Arctic Council Observer status

2019 May 16

14:17 The AEC welcomes new chair, signs MoU with Arctic Council

2019 May 7

17:33 IMO gets observer status at Arctic Council

2018 October 22

18:01 Arctic Council meeting of Environment Ministers ends with talks about future cooperation

2018 August 2

12:57 Arctic Council Working Group PAME released a collection of maps and factsheets describing 18 LMEs of the Arctic

2018 May 23

16:16 Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation enters into force

2018 May 17

10:29 Arctic Shipping Best Practice Information Forum launches public Web Portal

2018 March 15

09:49 Arctic Council will gather in Levi, Finland on 22-23 March 2018

2018 March 6

10:49 EPPR table-top exercise on oil spill response in the Arctic will be run in Oulu on 7 March 2018

2017 October 30

12:39 Arctic Council meets in Finland, addresses pollution prevention and education

2017 October 24

16:33 Senior Arctic Officials gather for first meeting during Finland’s Arctic Council Chairmanship

2017 May 15

12:13 Arctic Council Ministers sign agreement on science cooperation, pass Chairmanship from U.S. to Finland

2016 September 6

17:12 Sovcomflot takes part in Arctic Council events

2016 August 31

10:10 Russian Security Council says no hot issues related to int’l law left unresolved in the Arctic

2015 December 15

09:19 New distribution of responsibilities within Arctic Council approved by RF Government

2015 September 10

11:10 Four of the Arctic Council's six Working Groups to meet in Tromsø

2015 April 28

17:50 Foreign Ministry of Russia comments on conclusion of Canada’s Arctic Council Chairmanship

2015 April 25

21:04 Arctic Council renews commitment to Arctic economic and social development and environmental protection