News & Activities

Conference Human Dimensions in the Circumpolar Arctic
Intervention by member of SCPAR Ms. Sinikka Bohlin at the Conference Human Dimensions in the Circumpolar Arctic in Umeå, Sweden, 10 October 2008. The conference was organized by Umeå University, the Swedish Committee to the International Polar Year and Swedish Research Council.
Monday 20 Oct 2008
Resolution on Arctic governance
The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Arctic governance 9 October 2008. The resolution should be seen in light of the ongoing work in the European Commission to prepare a Communication on Arctic issues.
Friday 10 Oct 2008
8th Conference Statement
Statement from the 8th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region, Fairbanks, the United States of America, 12-14 August 2008
Tuesday 02 Sep 2008
The 8th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region
The 8th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region was held in Fairbanks 12-14 August 2008. The main topics were: marine policy, adaptation to climate change, development of renewable energy resources and human health.
Monday 01 Sep 2008
Announcement for the 8th Conference of the Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region
Prior announcement for the 8th Conference of the Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region to be held in Fairbanks, Alaska from August 12-14, 2008. Author: Senator Lisa Murkowski, 2008
Friday 01 Aug 2008
Report of UN Panel Discussion on Climate Change in the Arctic
Report of the UN panel discussion on "The Arctic - A Barometer for Global Climate Change" held on 4 June 2008 at UN Headquarters in New York. The panel was organised by the SCPAR, with practical assistance from the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN.
Monday 23 Jun 2008
Updated draft program for the 8th Conference of the Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region
Download the updated draft program (dated 16 June 2008) for the 8th Conference of the Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region in Fairbanks 12-14 August 2008. Please note that participation is by invitation only.
Monday 16 Jun 2008
Updated draft program for the 8th Conference of the Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region
Click to download the updated draft program for the upcoming 8th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region in Fairbanks 12-14 August 2008. Please note that participation is by invitation only.
Monday 16 Jun 2008
Speech by SCPAR member, Ms. Juliane Henningsen, at UN Panel Discussion on the Arctic in New York
Member of the Standing Commitee of Arctic Parliamentarians, Ms. Juliane Henningsen, delivered a speech at a panel discussion on "The Arctic - A Barometer for Global Climate Change" held on 4 June 2008. The panel was organised by the SCPAR, with practical assistance from the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN. Click to download the event program and Ms. Henningsen's speech.
Friday 13 Jun 2008
Proceedings of the Joint Seminar of the UArctic and CPAR held in Rovaniemi, Finland in February
he joint seminar of the Standing Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region and the UArctic Rectors’ Forum was held on February 28, 2008, at the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. The purpose of the seminar was to stimulate discussion and debate on Arctic issues between academics and politicians from the Arctic on the two themes of adaptation to climate change and borders and access to the sea. This proceedings document contains papers presented at the seminar, the two background papers from experts in UArctic’s member institutions prepared for the seminar, as well as a summary.
Tuesday 10 Jun 2008