News & Activities

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
Meeting of the Standing Committee in Rovaniemi
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. Click for the latest draft program.
Wednesday 23 Jan 2008
Contribution to EU maritime policy
Contribution from the Standing Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region to the European Union hearing regarding the Green Paper on maritime policy
Friday 02 Nov 2007
Hill-Marta Solberg speaks at the 16th Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference, 27th August 2007
Hill-Marta Solberg, chair of the Standing Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region, delivered a speech at the 16th Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference in Berlin on 27th August 2007, drawing parallels between cooperation in the Baltic Sea and Arctic regions.
Tuesday 28 Aug 2007
Arctic Parliamentarians contribute to new EU maritime policy
At its meeting in Reykjavik on the 1st of June the Standing Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region agreed to make a contribution to the process of making a new EU maritime policy. At the meeting the Committee was introduced to the findings of the SLiCA-project (Survey of Living Conditions in the Arctic) and started the planning of the next Conference of Arctic Parliamentarians which will be in Fairbanks, Alaska 12-14 August 2008. The next meeting of the Standing Committee will be in Ottawa, 19 October 2007.
Wednesday 27 Jun 2007
Conference Report from the Parliamentary Conference on the Northern Dimension
Full conference report from the Parliamentary Conference on the Northern Dimension, held 28 February- 1 March 2007 in Brussels.
Monday 30 Apr 2007
Conference Statement from the Parliamentary Conference on the Northern Dimension
Members of the Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region, as well as members of the European Parliament, the Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference, the Baltic Assembly, the Nordic Council, and the network of Barents parliamentarians, met at the Parliamentary Conference on the Northern Dimension in the European Parliament in Brussels on 28 February - 1 March 2007.
Monday 12 Mar 2007
Intervention by Hill-Marta Solberg at the Parliamentary Conference on the Northern Dimension
Hill-Marta Solberg, chair on the Standing Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region, spoke at the Parliamentary Conference on the Northern Dimension held in Brussels on 28 February- 1 March 2007.
Monday 12 Mar 2007