SAO Executive Meeting Online / Reykjavik. 17 -19 . AMAP Human Heal Expert Group Meeting Online. 17 -19 . SAO Plenary Meeting Online / Reykjavik. See all. Get Arctic updates. Arctic Council Secretariat Fram Centre Postboks 6606 Langnes. e establishment of e Arctic Council was considered an important milestone enhancing cooperation in e circumpolar Nor. In e Ottawa laration, e eight Arctic States established e Council as a high-level forum to provide means for promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among e Arctic States – including e full. On ober 25-26 , e Arctic Council ga ered in Oulu, Finland for a meeting of e Senior Arctic Officials.As part of e SAO meeting program, e Chair of e Arctic Economic Council, Mr. Tero Vauraste, presented an update on e activities of e AEC. Arctic Council SAO Plenary meeting 8-9 ch , eau, Alaska, U.S.A. Meeting code: ACSAOUS204 Document Title Arctic Traditional Knowledge and Wisdom: Changes in e Nor American Arctic Agenda item number. Info Doc. 6. Submitted by Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group. Document filename. At SAO meeting, e Arctic Council will address e issues of meteorological cooperation and connectivity, bo critical in e Arctic. Experts from e Council’s six Working Groups, as well as leaders from e World Meteorological Organization and from e national meteorological institutes of Finland, Iceland, and Russia will all contribute to e discussion on meteorological cooperation. Arctic Council SAO Executive and Plenary Meeting ch Tue, 12, - u, 14, Ruka, Finland Senior Arctic Officials Executive and Plenary meeting will be held on 12-14 ch in Ruka, Finland. e Arctic Council convenes every six mon s somewhere in e Chair's country for a Senior Arctic Officials (SAO) meeting. SAOs are high-level representatives from e eight member nations. Sometimes ey are ambassadors, but often ey are senior foreign ministry officials entrusted wi staff-level coordination. ARCUS is a nonprofit organization consisting of institutions organized and operated for educational, professional, or scientific purposes to advance arctic research and education. is website is supported in part by e National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement No. PLR-1928794. Memo to SAO Meeting on Arctic Digital Elevation Model. . Update Report to SAO Meeting on Arctic SDI Status. Memo to SAO Meeting on Arctic Digital Elevation Model. . Readout for SAO Meeting on e Arctic SDI Breakout Session wi Arctic Council WG t . Report to SAO Meeting on e Joint. 30.. News. On ober 25-26 , e Arctic Council ga ered in Oulu, Finland for a meeting of e Senior Arctic Officials. As part of e SAO meeting program, e Chair of e Arctic Economic Council, Mr. Tero Vauraste, presented an update on e activities of e AEC. Cooperation. 08, · It supports e Chair of e Arctic Council. It manages logistics related to e biennial member states’ meetings and e more frequent SAO meetings. c) SAO (Senior Arctic Official): a government representative, usually from a member states’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs. SAO guides and monitors Arctic Council activities in accordance wi. Arctic Council Secretariat (Arctic Council Secretariat, -02-27) A ok, Arctic Council Tracking Tool, submitted to e Arctic Council's Senior Arctic Officials meeting in . Arctic Council SAO Executive & Plenary meeting ch Wed, 21, - Fri, 23, Levi, Finland Senior Arctic Officials Executive and Plenary meeting will be held in Levi, Finland. 25, · is will be e first SAO meeting held during e Finnish Chairmanship in e Arctic Council (-). e meeting will bring toge er e representatives from 8 Arctic member states, 6 Working Groups, 6 indigenous Permanent Participant organizations, and over 30 . At e ch SAO meeting, an updated version of e draft Arctic Council Communications and Outreach Guidelines was submitted to SAOs for eir consideration and adopted. Many of e recommendations of e Contact Group have already been taken into account by e Members and e Working Groups of e Arctic Council, including e. 29, · Last week, more an 120 Arctic experts and politicians ga ered in e small town of Hveragerði in Sou ern Iceland for e first SAO plenary meeting since e Arctic Council’s passed from Finland to Iceland earlier is year in Rovaniemi. e Arctic Council’s journey tod a sustainable Arctic made a stop last week in Sou ern Iceland as temperatures slowly began to drop below 5 . 11, · e US had a very ambitious Arctic Council chairmanship - and had, for example, commenced two initiatives to make e Council a more ambitious and strategic forum: to establish a ine Commission wi in e Arctic Council to consolidate e ine policy of e Arctic waters and to adopt e first ever long-term strategy for e Council. 07, · SECRETARY POMPEO: ank you, Timo. Foreign ministers, permanent participants, Arctic Council observers, it’s great to be wi you here today. President Trump sends his regards, as do e American people. e United States is proud to be an Arctic Council member, and we’re proud to be an Arctic state. is forum at we’re in today [ ]. e Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) is e biodiversity working group of e Arctic Council. CAFF's mandate is to address e conservation of Arctic biodiversity, and to communicate its findings to e governments and residents of e Arctic, helping to promote practices which ensure e sustainability of e Arctic's living resources. Agree on timelines/milestones of actions and activities needed up to 2021 Ministerial meeting to include e final draft of e PAME Work Plan 2021-2023 and inputs to e SAO Report to Ministers as per guidance from e Arctic Council/Iceland‘s Chairmanship. In e Arctic region, Sweden strives to ensure at Indigenous peoples have greater scope for preserving and developing eir identity, culture and traditional industries and facilitate eir traditional knowledge ga ering and transfer. Sweden in e Arctic Council. Sweden held e country’s first Arctic Council chairmanship from -. Senior Arctic Officials (SAO) Meetings. Senior Arctic Officials (SAO) are high level representatives of each member states. ey meet every six mon s to ensure e development of Council activities in accordance wi e guidelines laid down by governments. Indigenous communities participate in e political meetings headed by e Indigenous Peoples Secretariat (IPS) based in Copenhagen. On ober 4-6, Portland, Maine will host e Senior Arctic Officials (SAO) Meeting of e Arctic Council. e Arctic Council is e leading intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation, coordination, and interaction among e Arctic states, Arctic indigenous peoples and o er inhabitants of e region on issues of common concern. e Portland SAO Meeting will be e ird of four . EPPR Deliverables to Arctic Council Rovaniemi Ministerial meeting EPPR Work Plan -2021 in e SAO Report to Ministers e Arctic is an environmentally sensitive area wi an extreme climate characterized by low temperatures, winter-time darkness, snow, ice and permafrost. 21, · Photos from e first SAO meeting during e US - Chairmanship held in Anchorage, Alaska 20-22 ober. e flags of e eight Arctic Council Member States and six indigenous Permanent Participant organizations. Photos are available for use according to e creative commons license CC BY-NC-ND. Photo credit: Arctic Council Secretariat / Linnea NordströmViews: 3.6K. We intend to present e preliminary results at e SAO meeting in ember. e project includes a scoping study of ese issues to identify where e Arctic Council should pay special attention. It will culminate in a workshop for preparing recommendations to e Arctic Council. 21, · e Arctic Council convenes every six mon s somewhere in e Chair's country for a Senior Arctic Officials (SAO) meeting. SAOs are high-level representatives from e eight member nations. Sometimes ey are ambassadors, but often ey are senior foreign ministry officials entrusted wi staff-level coordination. Agenda Item 1: Opening of e Meeting e Protection of e Arctic ine Environment (PAME) Working Group met 26-27 in Reykjavik, Iceland. e list of participants attending e Meeting is in Appendix I. e meeting wasopened by Mr. Ragnar Baldursson wi e Ministryfor Foreign Affairs and former Arctic Council SAO for Iceland. e output from e meeting should be a draft plan for establishing a strategic framework for SAON. In addition, associated documents about plans for SAON funding and outreach should be developed. Larry D. Hinzman (SAON Vice-Chair) reminded e Board at e recent Arctic Council SAO meeting had. , · (2) Arctic Council (A) SAO Meetings. e SAOs held two plenary meetings: 22–3 ch in Levi, Finland, and 1–2 ember in Rovaniemi, Finland, where various reports and updates on Arctic Council-related activities were reviewed. 18, · Arctic Council / Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) ober 18, - ober 20, « e Conference Board of Canada – Canada’s Nor Beyond . First, let’s see how e next Arctic Council SAO meeting in Yellowknife, Canada is autumn works out. Given at e chair of e Council goes to e USA in , it seems unlikely at e long shadow of e ongoing Ukrainian conflict will become shorter any time soon. USARC • 4350 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 5 • Arlington, Virginia 22203 USA • 703.525.0111 • [email protected] External links on USARC's World Wide Web site (www.arctic.gov) do not constitute endorsement by USARC of external Web sites or e information, products, or services contained erein. 01, ·. Introduction. e Arctic Council is an intergovernmental forum established in 1996 to promote cooperation, coordination and interaction among e Arctic States, wi e involvement of Arctic indigenous communities and o er Arctic inhabitants on issues of common importance (Arctic Council, 1996).Originally focused pri ily on environmental protection and sustainable development . Arctic Council SAO plenary meeting (eDocs code: ACSAOUS201) 21-22 ober , Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A. Document Title e Alaska-Yukon Region of e Circumboreal Vegetation Map, CAFF. 01, · e Arctic states, Permanent Participants, and o er key Council players, including official observers and Working Group representatives, meet at least twice per year at Senior Arctic Official (SAO) meetings to carry out e work of e Council. During e U.S. chairmanship, SAO meetings will take place in Alaska, Maine and Washington, D.C. e Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting, during which e chairmanship is transferred from Finland to Iceland, is to take place in Rovaniemi, Finland on 6 and 7 . - We are still in negotiation mode, confirms Bård Ivar Svendsen, Norway’s Senior Arctic Official. He continues: ere is no doubt at negotiations are demanding. 11, · As e next agenda point, I would like to call for e adoption of e SAO Report to Ministers. SECRETARY TILLERSON: As I see no delegations seeking e floor, I take it at e report can be adopted wi out change. It is so ided. Let’s turn to e agenda item on e accomplishments of e Arctic Council during e U.S. chairmanship. Since e Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Salekhard, Russia in 2006 e addition, e European Commission was approved as an ad‐hoc Observer to a number of SAO meetings and has applied to become an Observer to e Arctic Council. of e ecosystems of e area. Many Arctic ecosystems and environmental impacts of human activity. 01, · e Arctic Council’s Senior Arctic Officials (SAOs) and representatives of e indigenous Permanent Participant organizations (PPs) will meet in eau, Alaska on 8-9 ch . e Arctic Council’s SAOs and PPs will discuss and review e Council’s ongoing work, including programs and projects from e six Working Groups and o er subsidiary bodies. e nature of France’s involvement in e Artic is clearer when considering at, first, France has been a long-time observer at e Arctic Council (since 2000) and has been active at various Council levels, from working groups and task forces to Senior Arctic Officials (SAO) and Ministerial Meetings. e Arctic Calendar is an online, searchable calendar of major meetings and events relevant to e arctic science, education, and policy communities. It serves as a community resource for tracking and publicizing major arctic events and conferences, and to help avoid conflicting meeting dates. 03, · Regulators Forum, Arctic Regional Hydrographic Commission, IMO, etc.). and an early SAO meeting wi working group chairs (e ) to make sure projects are on track from e start. • Internal structure – e SAO chair could lead a SAO review of e internal Council structure to see if it continues to meet our needs. 01, · 3-1 9 Front Street, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5G4 Phone: 867-668-3555 Fax: 867-667-7379 E-mail: [email protected] Hanni i Horni, delegate to e Arctic Council SAO meetings/Faroese Prime Minister’s Office, reported at a strategic assessment was presented to e prime minister is year to serve as a basis for broad political discussion and determining how e Faroe Islands should interact wi o er countries on Arctic . 01, · ember -11 • Arctic council sDWg Den k•www.arctic-council.org ember 12-13 • Arctic council sAo meeting • copenhagen, Den k • www.arctic-council.org ember 30 - ember 4 • BiA service Greenland, Canada and Siberia each area gave a presentation and answered questions. e Russians had translators.