The next SDWG Regular Meeting will take place in Kotzebue, Alaska on 07-08 February 2017. Please visit KOTZEBUE FEB 2017 under MEETINGS/WORK AREA.
For meeting documents from past SDWG Meetings please visit MEETINGS-WORK AREA.
The One Health project is holding a table-top exercise (TTX) in Anchorage, Alaska on 01-03 February 2017 to help understand and strengthen how people from different sectors work together on problems of human, animal, plant, and environmental health. The exercises are also designed to build a network of trained participants who can effectively address One Health challenges locally, nationally, and regionally – and who are certified as trainers to run TTXs in their home communities. Please CLICK HERE for more information about this table-top exercise.
The RISING SUN project is holding a workshop in Iqaluit, Nunavut on 01-02 March 2017 to review domestic and international understanding of suicide and to determine the merit and feasibility of trying to implement the RISING SUN toolkit. Please CLICK HERE for more information and for the Workshop Program.
The International Conference on Arctic Science: Bringing Knowledge to Action, 24-27 April 2017, Reston, Virginia, USA: This 2017 International Conference will bring together diverse expert communities ranging from scientists to decision-makers in order to identify, explore and create mechanisms and venues where science and knowledge can inform the development of policies and decision-making.
The International Conference on Water Innovations for Healthy Arctic Homes (WIHAH) took place in Anchorage, Alaska on 18-22 September 2016. Please visit the WIHAH website for more information.
The WASH project held an international conference in Sisimiut, Greenland on 12-14 April 2016. The Sanitation in Cold Climate Regions Conference discussed ways to improve health in Arctic communities through safe and affordable access to household running water and sewer.