Projects 2017-2019




This webpage will be updated as required.  Last updated 09 May 2019. 


SDWG Work Plan 2017-2019

For a copy of the SDWG Work Plan 2017-2019, please CLICK HERE.


Continuing Projects

A number of SDWG projects commenced during the U.S. Chairmanship (2015-2017) continued into the Finnish Chairmanship (2017-2019).  Most of these projects were completed for the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in May 2019.

  1. The Arctic as a Food-Producing Region (Completed)

  2. Arctic Indigenous Youth, Food Knowledge and Arctic Change (EALLU) (Completed)

  3. Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy (ARENA) (Completed)

  4. Arctic Renewable Energy Atlas (AREA)

  5. Gender Equality in the Arctic II (Completed)

  6. Operationalizing a One Health approach in the Arctic, Part 2 (One Health) (Completed)

 New Projects

The following projects were initiated during the Finnish Chairmanship.  Most of these projects were also completed for the Ministerial Meeting in May 2019.

  1. Arctic Children – Preschool Education and Smooth Transition to School (Continued into Icelandic Chairmanship)

  2. Arctic Energy Summit 2017 (Completed)

  3. Arctic EIA – Good Practices for Environmental Impact Assessment and Meaningful Engagement in the Arctic – including Good Practice Recommendations (Completed)

  4. Arctic Generation 2030 (Postponed)

  5. Arctic Resilience Action Framework (ARAF) (Completed)

  6. Arctic Sustainable Energy Futures Toolkit (Completed)

  7. Assessing the Use of Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) in Indigenous Communities

  8. Circumpolar Resilience, Engagement and Action Through Story (CREATes) (Completed)

  9. Solid Waste Management in Small Arctic Communities (Completed)

  10. Teacher Education for Diversity and Equality in the Arctic (Completed)

  11. Zero Arctic: Concepts for carbon neutral Arctic construction based on tradition (Continuing into Icelandic Chairmanship)