News & Activities

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
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, speaks at the Parliamentary Conference on the Northern Dimension held in Brussels on 28 February- 1 March 2007.
Friday 02 Mar 2007
Seventh Conference of the Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region
The Swedish Parliament has published the Conference report from the 7th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region held on 2-4 August 2006 in Kiruna, Sweden. The report is available in Russian as well as English.
Wednesday 14 Feb 2007
Ivar Kristiansen speaks at the Arctic Frontiers conference, 22 January 2007
Ivar Kristiansen, member of the Standing Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region, spoke about political cooperation in the circumpolar North at the Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromsø, Norway. The policy-making conference was hosted by the University of Tromsø and addressed responsibilities for sustainable development in the Arctic (www.arctic-frontiers.com).
Thursday 25 Jan 2007