News & Activities

Next meeting of SCPAR in Reykjavik 12 May 2015
The next meeting of the Standing Committee will take place in Reykjavik 12 May 2015 with the Parliament of Iceland as the host.
Wednesday 22 Apr 2015
Letter from SCPAR to Minister Aglukkaq and Secretary Kerry
The members of the Standing Committee reiterated some of the main messages in the Conference Statement from the Whitehorse conference in a letter to Minister Aglukkaq and Secretary Kerry.
Wednesday 18 Mar 2015
SCPAR meeting in Washington DC 10-11 March 2015
The next meeting of the Standing Committee will be in Washington DC 10-11 March 2015. Senator Murkowski from Alaska is the host of the meeting.
Friday 27 Feb 2015
Mr. Eirik Sivertsen addressed Arctic seminar in Paris
The Chair of SCPAR Mr. Eirik Sivertsen, addressed a seminar on the Arctic in Paris 6 February. The seminar was co-hosted by Ifri and the Norwegian Embassy in France.
Tuesday 10 Feb 2015
Meeting between Mr Sivertsen and Admiral Papp
Mr Sivertsen and Adm. Papp met in Tromsø earlier this week in Tromsø to discuss the cooperation between the Arctic parliamentarians and the incoming US Chairmanship of the Arctic Council.
Friday 23 Jan 2015
10 Years of Russian – Norwegian Cooperation
Mr. Eirik Sivertsen, Chair of the Standing Committee, addressed a conference celebrating the 10-years Jubilee of cooperation between the MGIMO University in Moscow and the University of Nordland, January 13, 2015. Among the participants at the conference were both current and previous participants in the student exchange program between the two universities.
Friday 16 Jan 2015
SCPAR meeting in Helsinki 20 November 2014
The Standing Committee met in Helsinki 20 November 2014. After the meeting the Committee hosted a seminar on security in the Arctic.
Thursday 27 Nov 2014
Conference report from 11th CPAR in Whitehorse 9-11 September 2014
A Conference report from the 11th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region in Whitehorse 9-11 September 2014 is now available.
Monday 24 Nov 2014
The Standing Commitee meets in Helsinki 20 November 2014
The Standing Committee will meet in Helsinki 20 November 2014. On the agenda is i.a. the Arctic policy of Finland and cultural cooperation in the North.
Friday 14 Nov 2014
Mr. Sivertsen addressed the Nordic Council
The Chair of SCPAR Mr. Eirik Sivertsen addressed the Nordic Council Session in Stockholm October 29 2014
Wednesday 29 Oct 2014