General Information

Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting, Fairbanks, Alaska, 11 May 2017

Introducing Finland’s Chairmanship of the Arctic Council 2017-2019


Information Sheets on some SDWG Projects and Activities

View and download the Fact Sheets on some SDWG projects recently completed or now underway:

SDWG Fact Sheet #1: General Information about the SDWG


SDWG Fact Sheet #2: Economies and Energy


SDWG Fact Sheet #3: Food Security & Food Culture


SDWG Fact Sheet #4: Health, Wellness & Social Inclusion


SDWG Fact Sheet #5: Mandate and Overview

For more information on projects and activities in the SDWG, please visit our ACTIVITIES page.



The 2017 Arctic Energy Summit, an endorsed SDWG project, was held in Helsinki, Finland on 18-20 September 2017. Please Click Here for the Final Report.


 Highlights of Past SDWG Work

Check out these links for highlights of past SDWG activities: