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News: Arctic Athabaskan Council

Arctic Youth High on the Agenda during Norwegian Chairship meeting with Indigenous Permanent Participant Organizations

Updates were exchanged on the status of the Norwegian Chairship of the Arctic Council (2023-2025) and Permanent Participants’ activities. Other important topics include y...
29 Jan 2024

How Arctic Indigenous Peoples negotiated a seat at the table

The status of “Permanent Participants” is unique in international cooperation. The Arctic Council was the first (and so far only) intergovernmental forum to accredit Indi...
10 May 2021

Healthy communities need healthy oceans - An Athabaskan perspective on a sustainable Arctic Ocean

Chief Gary Harrison is chairman of the Chickaloon Native Village, located North-East of Anchorage, Alaska, and representative of the Arctic Athabaskan Council. As the Arc...
19 Oct 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on Indigenous peoples in the Arctic

Permanent Participants on the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on their communities
16 Jul 2020

The Arctic Council at Arctic Frontiers

This year’s conference will focus on the theme “Power of knowledge” and takes place from 26-30 January 2020.
20 Jan 2020

History of the Arctic Council Permanent Participants

The Permanent Participant (PP) organizations are a unique feature of the Arctic Council. They give indigenous peoples the opportunity to make valuable contributions to th...
28 Aug 2015

Engaging Youth: Future Arctic Leaders Meet in Ottawa

Future Arctic Leaders met in Ottawa, Canada, to discuss key economic, social and environmental issues in the Arctic...
30 Apr 2015