US: National Strategy for the Arctic Region (May 2013)


On 10 May 2013, the White House released the National Strategy for the Arctic Region. In doing so, the US joined Canada, Norway,

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Arctic Research Plan: FY2013–2017 (February 2013)


This report was developed by the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) which reports to the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and

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New Swedish Environmental Policy for the Arctic (January 2016)


Image: © Tomas Utsi/imagebank.sweden.se In January 2016, the Government of Sweden published its new environmental strategy for the Arctic. The Government

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Sweden’s Strategy for the Arctic Region (2011)


The purpose of the Government’s Strategy for the Arctic Region is to present Sweden’s relationship with the Arctic, together with

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Charter of the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (2011)


Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) is chartered as a subcommittee under the National

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NOAA’s Arctic Vision & Strategy (February 2011)


In February 2011, NOAA released its Arctic Vision and Strategy, which provides a high-level framework and strategic goals to address

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Presidential Memorandum – Arctic Research and Policy Act (July 2010)


A July 2010 Presidential Memorandum redefined the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee as an Interagency Working Group of the National Science and

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National Security Strategy (May 2010)


In May 2010, the Obama Administration released a national security strategy document that states: The United States is an Arctic

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Arctic Fishery Management Plan (August 2009)


In 2009, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council approved, and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) implemented, a new Fishery Management

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National Security Presidential Directive 66/Homeland Security Presidential Directive 25 (January 2009)


On January 12, 2009, the George W. Bush Administration released a presidential directive “establish the policy of the United States with

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Arctic Development Opportunities (2016)


PÖYRY PLC                 Press release 11 April 2016 at 12:00 EEST Pöyry and former Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen investigate opportunities of

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A Strategic Vision for the North: Finland’s Prospects for Economic Growth in the Arctic Region (2015)


Finland’s former Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen has made a study on Finland’s prospects for economic growth in Arctic and northern

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Executive Order 12501 – Arctic Research (January 1985)


The Executive Order 12501 of Jan. 28, 1985, formally established the United States Arctic Research Commission (USARC) and the Interagency Arctic

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Finland’s Strategy for the Arctic Region 2013


Finland’s new Strategy for the Arctic Region defines a number of objectives for Finland’s Arctic policy and explores ways of

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Arctic Expertise in Finland (2012)


Except for the Foreword, the text of the publication has been compiled by Markku Heikkilä and Marjo Laukkanen from the

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Finland’s Strategy for the Arctic Region (2010)


On 4 June 2010, the Cabinet Committee on European Union Affairs adopted the proposal for Finland’s strategy for the Arctic

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Norway’s Arctic Policy (2014)


The report “Norway’s arctic policy: Creating value, managing resources, confronting climate change and fostering knowledge. Developments in the Arctic concern

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Arctic Research and Policy Act of 1984 (amended 1990)


PUBLIC LAW 98-373 – July 31,1984; amended as PUBLIC LAW 101-609 – November 16, 1990 An Act To provide for

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New Building Blocks in the North (2009)


Comment by Kristine Offerdal, research fellow at the IFS: In December 2006 The Norwegian Government’s High North Strategy was released. The

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A Pan-Northern Approach to Science (2016)


In April 2016, territorial premiers released A Pan-Northern Approach to Science. The strategy recognizes that it is not sufficient to study

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