The SDWG held its final regular meeting of the Finnish Chairmanship in Kemi, Finland on 04-06 February 2019. Kemi is a centre for innovation on circular economies. Documents for the Kemi meeting are available to participants in the password-protected MEETINGS/WORK AREA.
News & Other Activities
EALLU won the award for Best Food Book of the World, across all categories, at the 22nd Gourmand International Cookbook Awards in Yantai, China! Read the Press Release Here. Please visit the EALLU project page for more information and to see photos from the Gourmand Awards. Food Innovation Leadership: An education program for Arctic Indigenous Youth on Food Innovation and Business Development, based on Traditional Indigenous Knowledge will be held in Bodø, Norway on March 31-April 5, 2019. For more information please CLICK HERE or visit the their webpage.
The One Arctic – One Health Conference was held in Oulu, Finland on 7-9 February 2019.
The CREATeS project (Circumpolar Resilience, Engagement and Action Through Story) held a workshop in Inari/Aanaar, Finland from January 30 to February 1, 2019. Presentations from the Inari workshop are now available. Please visit the CREATeS project page for more information.
The final report of the Arctic EIA project, Good Practices for Environmental Impact Assessment and Meaningful Engagement in the Arctic – including Good Practice Recommendations, will be published in May 2019 – stay tuned!
Check out this video from the Finnish-led project on Teacher Education for Diversity and Equality in the Arctic.
Session summaries from the UArctic Congress (Sept. 2018) are now available: Networking on Gender Equality in the Arctic Region; Changing Quality of Life: Women, Men and Health; Gender Equality and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. For more information about SDWG gender equality projects CLICK HERE.
An Arctic side event was held at the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development on 17 July 2018 in New York City. The SDWG Chair, Saami Council, and Arctic Athabaskan Council, among others, participated in discussions entitled “The 2030 Agenda and the Arctic: Towards a sustainable and resilient Arctic”.