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First meeting of SAOs during U.S. Chairmanship

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The U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council began just under two months ago, heralded by the passing of the Arctic Council gavel from the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Chair of the Arctic Council during Canada’s Chairmanship, to U.S. 255 more words

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Environmental Provisions of Polar Code adopted

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On 15 May, the environmental provisions of the Polar Code were adopted by the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). 390 more words

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Improving Economic & Living Conditions for Arctic Communities

At the 9th Arctic Council ministerial meeting, held in Iqaluit, Nunavut Canada in April 2015, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada’s Minister for the Arctic Council, formally handed the Arctic Council Chairmanship to U.S. 143 more words

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Obama defends Arctic drilling weeks after Kerry promotes clean energy at Arctic Council

At the Arctic Council ministerial in Iqaluit, Canada on April 25, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waxed poetic about the prospects for clean energy in the Arctic. 1,286 more words

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Senior Arctic Official Chair David Balton visits Tromsø

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As the United States’ Chairmanship of the Arctic Council picks up steam, the new Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials, Ambassador David Balton, and Senior Advisor Dr. 162 more words

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As U.S. assumes chairmanship, what's next for Arctic Council?

On April 24, the Arctic Council ministerial convened in Iqaluit, capital of the territory of Nunavut, wrapping up the two-year Canadian chairmanship. Last week, I compared the Iqaluit ministerial to the previous ministerial, which was held in Kiruna, Sweden in 2013. 1,346 more words

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US Chairmanship of the Arctic Council: What's coming

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The program for the US Chairmanship of the Arctic Council has three focus areas:

  • Improving Economic & Living Conditions for Arctic Communities…
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