News & Activities

Speech by SCPAR member, Ms. Juliane Henningsen, at UN Panel Discussion on the Arctic in New York
This speech was delivered by Standing Commitee of Arctic Parliamentarians member, Ms. Juliane Henningsen, 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. The attached document contains the event program and Ms. Henningsen's speech.
Wednesday 04 Jun 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 the Trusteeship Council Chamber of UN Headquarters in New York. The panel was organised by the SCPAR, with practical assistance from the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN.
Wednesday 04 Jun 2008
Press release from joint seminar in Rovaniemi
Press release from Ms. Hill-Marta Solberg, Chair of SCPAR and Mr. Steve Jones, Chancellor at University of Alaska, Fairbanks, who were the chairs of the joint seminar held by the Standing Committee of the Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region and the University of the Arctic Rectors' Forum on 28 February in Rovaniemi, Finland. A photo of seminar participants is also included along with the press release.
Tuesday 04 Mar 2008
Proceedings of the Joint Seminar of UArctic Rectors' Forum and the Standing Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region - Rovaniemi, Finland 28 February 2008
The 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.
Thursday 28 Feb 2008
Conference Statement from the Parliamentary Conference on the Northern Dimension
Conference Statement from the Parliamentary Conference on the Northern Dimension held in the European Parliament in Brussels on 28 February - 1 March 20
Thursday 28 Feb 2008
Conference Report from the Parliamentary Conference on the Northern Dimension
Conference Report from the Parliamentary Conference on the Northern Dimension held in the European Parliament in Brussels on 28 February - 1 March 2007.
Thursday 28 Feb 2008
Programme- meeting of the Standing Committee in Rovaniemi, Finland
The Standing Committee of the Parliamentarians of the Arctic Regions will meet in Rovaniemi, Finland from the 28-29th of February 2008. The 28th will be a joint seminar with the Rectors Forum of University of the Arctic.
Thursday 28 Feb 2008
Announcement for the 8th Conference of the Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region
Read the prior announcement for the 8th Conference of the Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region, to be held in Fairbanks, Alaska 12-14 August 2008. Please note that participation is by invitation only.
Monday 25 Feb 2008
Latest updated programme- meeting of the Standing Committee in Rovaniemi
Updated programme, 18 Feb version Author: SCPAR Secretariat, 2008
Monday 18 Feb 2008
Press release from Joint UArctic/SCPAR seminar in Rovaniemi
Press release along with photograph of seminar participants.
Monday 18 Feb 2008