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Inuit Circumpolar Conference (Canada). Ottawa, ON. 54 p.
Publication Type
Report
Source
Inuit Circumpolar Conference (Canada). Ottawa, ON. 54 p.
Language
English
Geographic Location
Canada
Greenland
Russia
U.S.
Publication Type
Report
Keywords
Alaska
Chukotka
Climate change
Arctic Council
Biodiversity
Human Rights
Environment
Sustainable development
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An Emerging Challenge : combating illicit activities in the Arctic.

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Arctic Summer College. Fellow Paper. 7 p.
Publication Type
Report
Date
13 August 2015
1 An Emerging Challenge: Combating Illicit Activities in the Arctic Aaron Richards 13 August 2015 I. Introduction The Arctic Council, which includes the United States, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, and Sweden (also referred to as the A8), was formed as
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Author
Richards, Aaron
Source
Arctic Summer College. Fellow Paper. 7 p.
Date
13 August 2015
Language
English
Geographic Location
Multi-National
Publication Type
Report
File Size
265725
Keywords
Climate change
Maritime transport
Trafficking of humans, drugs, and arms
Arctic Council
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Arctic Telemedicine Project Final Report.

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Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies, University of Alaska Anchorage. August 2000.
Publication Type
Report
Date
Aug-2000
  1 website  
Author
Hild, CM
Author Affiliation
Arctic Telemedicine Project: Final report presented to the Sustainable Development Working Group of the Arctic Council
Source
Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies, University of Alaska Anchorage. August 2000.
Date
Aug-2000
Language
English
Geographic Location
Multi-National
Publication Type
Report
Keywords
Alaska Federal Health Care Access Network (AFHCAN)
Alaska Telehealth Advisory Council
Arctic Council
Communication networks
Community interface
Extranet
Health professionals
Healthcare access
Internet
Intranet
Interoperability guidelines
Physical infrastructures
Software development
Sustainability planning
Telecommunications
Telemedicine
Training
Abstract
Accessing healthcare is a challenge for arctic residents when compared to the general populations of the eight nations making up this polar region. These far northern residents face physical difficulties, which include great distances, severe wind and cold, and extremes in light. These conditions can be demanding on the health of those who travel and can be harmful to the injured, ill, or infirm. In order for arctic communities to provide adequate healthcare, there must be a sustainable means of delivering this care at a distance. Telemedicine has been identified as the use of computers, telecommunication, and medical tools that allow physical parameters to be put into an electronic format. Although telemedicine is part of the larger telehealth concept, and is dependent on systems of telecommunication, it also involves tele-education and other distance delivery systems. The services that are needed and are being delivered at a distance are defining these remote arctic cities and villages as the "tele-community." Key contacts from each of the eight Arctic Council member nations and each of its four permanent participant indigenous people's groups provided insights and comments for the development of this report to Ministers.
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Arctic Telemedicine Project: Final report presented to the Sustainable Development Working Group of the Arctic Council

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Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies
Publication Type
Report
Date
Aug-2000
  1 website  
Author
Hild, CM
Source
Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies
Date
Aug-2000
Language
English
Geographic Location
Multi-National
Publication Type
Report
Keywords
Arctic Council
Community interface
Extranet
Health delivery
Health professionals
Internet
Intranet
Interoperability guidelines
Physical infrastructures
Telecommunications
Telehealth
Telemedicine
Training
Abstract
Accessing healthcare is a challenge for arctic residents when compared to the general populations of the eight nations making up this polar region. These far northern residents face physical difficulties, which include great distances, severe wind and cold, and extremes in light. These conditions can be demanding on the health of those who travel and can be harmful to the injured, ill, or infirm. In order for arctic communities to provide adequate healthcare, there must be a sustainable means of delivering this care at a distance. Telemedicine has been identified as the use of computers, telecommunication, and medical tools that allow physical parameters to be put into an electronic format. Although telemedicine is part of the larger telehealth concept, and is dependent on systems of telecommunication, it also involves tele-education and other distance delivery systems. The services that are needed and are being delivered at a distance are defining these remote arctic cities and villages as the "tele-community." Key contacts from each of the eight Arctic Council member nations and each of its four permanent participant indigenous people's groups provided insights and comments for the development of this report to Ministers.
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Assessing the efforts to include the traditional knowledge of Indigenous Peoples into the projects and activities of the Arctic Council.

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M.Sc. thesis, Department of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh.
Publication Type
Dissertation
Date
2014
Author
Thornton, Jessica
Source
M.Sc. thesis, Department of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh.
Date
2014
Language
English
Publication Type
Dissertation
Keywords
Arctic Council
Traditional knowledge
Abstract
The creation of the Arctic Council in 1996 represented a new chapter in Arctic cooperation, and the forum has since been instrumental in efforts to protect the Arctic environment and support sustainable development in the region. It is a unique forum consisting of eight Arctic states (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Russia, Canada, and the United States) and six indigenous peoples’ organizations (the Arctic Athabaskan Council, Aleut International Association, Gwich’in Council International, Inuit Circumpolar Council, Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, and the Saami Council) that hold the status of Permanent Participants, as well as observers from various non-Arctic states and organizations. The involvement of indigenous organizations to such a degree is unique. With current environmental and geopolitical changes in the Arctic, interest in the Arctic Council has grown in intensity, which places unprecedented pressure on the Permanent Participants. In a world that is already experiencing the effects of climate change, it is critical that the indigenous communities of the North are considered and actively involved in decision-making, policy-making, and science in the Arctic. As a result, the main goal of this dissertation is to examine the ways in which the participation of the Permanent Participants can be strengthened within this forum. Because sustainable development remains a top priority for the council, the author also examines the way in which sustainable development has been understood by the council, which unearths a number of tensions when attempting to involve indigenous perspectives. Ultimately, this dissertation demonstrates how indigenous participation will require the equal and full inclusion of traditional knowledge into Arctic Council activities. Although this has been a long-term goal of the council, little concrete progress has been made in ensuring the inclusion of traditional knowledge, and the reasons for this are examined. By analysing the existing literature, policy documents, and interviews with experts such as indigenous leaders and representatives from the Permanent Participant organizations and anthropologists, this dissertation demonstrates the need to adopt a fuller understanding of sustainable development that seriously takes into account the perspectives of indigenous peoples in the Arctic. Furthermore, the interviews conducted demonstrate that traditional knowledge is inseparable from the people who hold this knowledge, and consequently the efforts to include traditional knowledge into the Arctic Council can be considered as a part of a much larger project: that of empowering indigenous communities in the Arctic. As a result this dissertation examines themes such as power, hegemony, and representation, all of which are central to the effort to include traditional knowledge into Arctic Council activities and projects.
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Int J Circumpolar Health. 2005 Dec;64(5):434
Publication Type
Article
Date
Dec-2005
  1 website  
Author
Hassi, J
Source
Int J Circumpolar Health. 2005 Dec;64(5):434
Date
Dec-2005
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
ACIA report
Arctic Council
International Polar Year
Research
Abstract
Climate warming will continue for at least the next twenty years. Its consequences, including health-related ones, are most prominent in the circumpolar areas. The challenge to authorities and professionals is to find and practice adaptive actions which are needed to respond to this change.
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Proceedings from the Issues in Arctic Environmental Policy Workshop December 1992

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Inaugural Meeting on the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Ottawa, Canada, April 7-9, 1992. 1 binder.
Publication Type
Conference/Meeting Material
Date
1992
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Author
Alaska Conservation Foundation
Source
Inaugural Meeting on the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Ottawa, Canada, April 7-9, 1992. 1 binder.
Date
1992
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Conference/Meeting Material
File Size
30775891
Physical Holding
University of Alaska Anchorage
Keywords
Arctic Regions
Flora and fauna
Wildlife agreements
Environmental Policy
Environmental protection strategy
U.S. Arctic policy
Arctic Council
Northern Forum
Toxins
Abstract
A collection of documents relating to environmental policy and conservation in the Arctic. Types of materials included are management plans, intergovernmental agreements, environmental protection strategies, testimonies, news articles, memoranda, and conference proceedings and papers, as well as other miscellaneous documents on environmental protection in the Arctic. Conference materials are chiefly from the Inaugural Meeting on the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Ottawa, Canada, April 7-9, 1992.
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UAA - ARLIS GE190.A68I88 1992
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Russians and some old foes agree to form Arctic Council.

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New York Times, Late Edition (East Coast); New York, N.Y. January 12, 1993:A9.
Publication Type
Article
Date
1993
Source
New York Times, Late Edition (East Coast); New York, N.Y. January 12, 1993:A9.
Date
1993
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Arctic Council
International relationships
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Univerza v Ljunljana. Fakulteta za Druzbene Vede. 241 p.
Publication Type
Dissertation
Date
2016
America, Canada, the Russian Federation, Norway, and Greenland (Denmark) with Iceland, Sweden and Finland formed the Arctic Council have, the main intergovernmental and supranational organization in the Arctic, where major decisions are adopted. The Arctic is rich in natural resources and extractive
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Univerza v Ljunljana. Fakulteta za Druzbene Vede. 241 p.
Date
2016
Language
English
Publication Type
Dissertation
File Size
2025863
Keywords
Sami
Parliaments
Arctic
Governance
Arctic Council
Fishing
Reindeer herding
Land rights
Mining
Climate change
Abstract
This Master's Thesis discusses two phenomena: the Sami people and the Arctic. The Sami are indigenous populations of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Russian Federation. The Sami are a single people living in the four different countries, where they strive for their non-territorial autonomy. The main channels for their political influence are the Sami Parliaments on the respective nation states, while in Russia have very limited legal means for their political participation and influencing their position. The Arctic is the northernmost part of the World; it is the huge ocean mostly covered with ice, surrounded by land. It is the Sami peoples' homeland. The littoral states, the United States of America, Canada, the Russian Federation, Norway, and Greenland (Denmark) with Iceland, Sweden and Finland formed the Arctic Council have, the main intergovernmental and supranational organization in the Arctic, where major decisions are adopted. The Arctic is rich in natural resources and extractive industries are influencing both the peoples and environment of the Arctic. Global warming rapidly changes the face of the Arctic, while over-exploitation endangers the indigenous peoples and biodiversity.
The first part of the master thesis presents the Sami people, their history, political organization, legal regulation and protection of the Sami people, their everyday lives and the ongoing changes taking place in the Arctic. The second part presents the results of the survey among the Sami people. The survey tackled different set of personal views regarding topics discussed in the thesis.
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Statement by Ms Aile Javo, President of the Saami Council, on the occassion of the Ninth Minsterial Meeting of the Arctic Council, Iqaluit 24 April 2015.

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Arctic Council, Ministerial Meeting. 3 p.
Publication Type
Conference/Meeting Material
Date
2015
1 Statement by Ms Áile Javo, President of the Saami Council, on the occasion of the Ninth Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council Iqaluit 24. April 2015 Madam Chair, Ministers, Indigenous leaders, Observers, friends of the Arctic. Saami Council would like to thank the
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Author
Javo, Aile
Source
Arctic Council, Ministerial Meeting. 3 p.
Date
2015
Language
English
Geographic Location
Norway
Publication Type
Conference/Meeting Material
File Size
33190
Keywords
Sami
Saami
Arctic Council
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ACMMCA09_Iqaluit_2015_Saami_Council_Statement.pdf

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