The next SDWG Regular Meeting of the USA Chairmanship will take place in Barrow, Alaska on 11-12 March 2016.
For meeting information and documents, please visit the password-protected MEETINGS-WORK AREA.
The Ottawa Declaration of 1996 formally established the Arctic Council as a high level intergovernmental forum to provide a means for promoting cooperation,coordination and interaction among the Arctic States, with the involvement of the Arctic Indigenous peoples and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues, in particular issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic.
PUBLIC RELEASE OF 2013-2015 SDWG DELIVERABLES
SDWG produced 8 high-quality deliverables under the 2013-15 Canadian Chairmanship that were presented to ministers of Arctic States and leaders from Indigenous Permanent Participant organizations at the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Iqaluit on April 24, 2015. The SDWG is very proud of its accomplishments over the years. For Final Reports for completed deliverables are available in the PROJECTS area.