News & Activities

The Standing Committee addresses Greenlands participation in the Arctic Council
At its meeting in Svalbard 5 June the Standing Committee agreed on a statement on Greenland and the Arctic Council.
Thursday 06 Jun 2013
Next meeting of the Standing Committee in Svalbard 3-5 June 2013
The Standing Committee will meeting in Svalbard, Norway the 3-5 June 2013.
Thursday 16 May 2013
SCPAR at Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting
The Chair of the Standing Committee Mr. Morten Høglund participated at the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Kiruna, Sweden 15 May 2013.
Thursday 16 May 2013
Mr. Høglund addresses Arctic meeting in Warsaw 25 March
The meeting summoned participants from state observers,ad-hoc stateobservers and observer applicants to the Arctic Council, as well as representatives from the Permement Participants to the Arctic Council.
Tuesday 26 Mar 2013
SCPAR meeting in Washington DC 12 March 2013
At the meeting of the Standing Committee in Washington DC 12 March 2013 the Committee decided to make a report addressing economic delvelopment, infrastruckture and capacity building in the Arctic.
Tuesday 19 Mar 2013
Next meeting of SCPAR 12 March 2013
The next meeting of the Standing Committee will take place in Washington DC 12-13 March 2013. Senator Lisa Murkoski is the host of the meeting.
Tuesday 26 Feb 2013
Letter to the Arctic Council addressing observers to the Council
In a letter to the Arctic Council Chairmanship,the Chair of Standing Committee Mr. Morten Høglund is underlining the important role of SCPAR as an observer to the Arctic Council.
Tuesday 26 Feb 2013
Conference report from the 10th Conference of Arctic Parliamentarians
The Conference report from the 10th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region 5-7 September 2012 is ready.
Tuesday 26 Feb 2013
New member of SCPAR from Iceland
Mr.Ólafur Þór Gunnarsson, member of the Icelandic parliament, is a new member of the Standinding Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region.
Wednesday 06 Feb 2013
Ms. Sara Olsvig addressed "Arctic Frontiers" in Tromsø 22 January
Member of the Standing Committee Ms. Sara Olsvig addressed the big Arctic conference in Tromsø "Arctic Frontiers" today. Her intervention had the title "Geopolitics and the changing Arctic as homeland".
Tuesday 22 Jan 2013