News & Activities

Next meeting of SCPAR in Stockholm 14 February 2012
The next meeting of SCPAR will take place in Stockholm 14 February 2012 in Riksdagen (the Swedish parliament).
Tuesday 24 Jan 2012
Mr. Høglund represented SCPAR at seminar on the future of the Arctic Council
At a seminar 17-18 January 2012 at the Munk School in Toronto the Chair of SCPAR Mr. Morten Høglund represented the Committee. In his intervention Mr. Høglund outlined some of the proposals in the draft report "Arctic governance in an evolving Arctic Region".
Tuesday 24 Jan 2012
Senator Murkowski meets with sentor Torlopov and Mr. Høglund
November 2 US member of SCPAR senator Murkowski met with senator Torlopov and Mr. Høglund in Washington DC.
Thursday 03 Nov 2011
Chair of SCPAR writes letter of support for University of the Arctic
The Chair of SCPAR Mr. Morten Høglund has written a letter to Canadian authorities in support of continued strongCanadian funding of the University of the Arctic.
Monday 31 Oct 2011
Mr. Høglund and Senator Torlopov to meet Senator Murkowski 2 November
Senator VladimirTorlopov from the Russian Council of Federationand Mr. MortenHøglund Chair of SCPAR, will meet US Senator Lisa Murkowski in Washington DC 2 November to discuss Arctic cooperation.
Monday 31 Oct 2011
Mr Morten Høglund participates at International Arctic Legal Forum in Salekhard
The Chair of SCPAR Mr Morten Høglund will represent SCPAR at the International Arctic Legal Forum in Salekhard 26-29 October 2011.
Monday 24 Oct 2011
Next Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region in Akureyri 5-7 September 2012
The 10th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region will be hosted by the Parliament of Iceland. The conference venue is Akureyri and the time 5-7 September 2012.
Monday 24 Oct 2011
Ms Gudfridur Lilja Gretarsdottir new Vice-Chair of SCPAR
At the meeting of the Standing Committee in Syktyvkar 28 September 2011 Ms Gudfridur Lilja Gretarsdottir was elected new Vice-Chair of SCPAR. Ms Gretarsdottir followed Ms Juliane Henningsen as Vice-Chair and is a member of parliament from Iceland.
Monday 03 Oct 2011
Mr Morten Høglund visits Murmansk
The Chair of SCPAR Mr Morten Høglund visited Murmansk last weekto discuss business cooperation and possibilites in the North.
Tuesday 06 Sep 2011
Ms. Mirja Vehkaperä represented SCPAR at Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference
Ms Mirja Vehkaperä, member of the Finnish delegation to the Arctic parliamentary cooperation, represented SCPAR at the 20th Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference in Helsinki, Finland 28-30 August 2011.
Friday 02 Sep 2011