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Russia accuses Canada of bringing Ukraine issues to Arctic forum

The Arctic Council is made up of Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States and was created almost two decades ago to allow nations a diplomatic venue to talk about and deal with issues in the Arctic. 320 more words

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Leona Aglukkaq steps down from heading Arctic Council

IQALUIT, Nunavut – The first aboriginal northerner to lead the group of eight nations that ring the North Pole has stepped down from the post. 179 more words


Icy Pitfalls: Challenges for America’s Arctic Council Chairmanship

On Friday April 24th, Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Iqaluit, capital of Canada’s Nunavut territory. At a meeting with representatives from seven other countries (Russia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden), Kerry will initiate the two-year American chairmanship of the Arctic Council, taking over from Canada. 871 more words


Chair of SCPAR attends Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting


Mr Eirik Sivertsen will attend the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Iqaluit, Canada 24 April 2015.

In advance of the meeting in Iqaluit Mr Sivertsen will meet with his Canadian colleagues in the Standing Committee in Ottawa,  Vice-Chair Mr Dennis Bevington and Mr Ryan Leef. 63 more words

Arctic Governance

Canada to Host Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Iqaluit

From the Canadian government

Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, will welcome international delegations to Iqaluit for the Ninth Arctic Council Ministerial meeting on April 24 and 25, 2015. 62 more words


Russia's FM passes on Arctic Council meeting

From Barentsobserver

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will not be present in next week’s Ministerial Meeting in Arctic Council, where the United States will take over chairmanship from Canada. 230 more words


Russian foreign minister to miss Canada's final Arctic Council meeting

WATCH: The Democracy Institute’s Patrick Basham and Roland Paris, a professor at the University of Ottawa look at the failures of the Canadian government and others in dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin. 629 more words