World Heritage and the Arctic (2008)


This publication presents the outcome and recommendations of the International Expert Meeting on World Heritage and the Arctic, which took

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National Strategy for the Arctic Region Implementation Report (January 2015)


In March 2015, the Obama Administration released a report highlighting progress made by the federal government in the Arctic during 2014. This

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NOAA’s Arctic Action Plan (April 2014)


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) launched its Arctic Action Plan in April 2014. This plan provides an overview of NOAA’s Arctic programs and

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Managing for the Future in a Rapidly Changing Arctic (April 2014)


On 4 April 2014, an interagency working group chaired by Interior Deputy Secretary David J. Hayes released a major report

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The United States Navy Arctic Roadmap for 2014 to 2030 (February 2014)


Executive Summary The United States is an Arctic nation through the state of Alaska and its surrounding territorial and Exclusive

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Implementation Plan for the National Strategy for the Arctic Region (January 2014)


On 10 May 2013, President Obama issued the National Strategy for the Arctic Region. This accompanying Implementation Plan, published in January 2014,

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US Department of Defense Arctic Strategy (November 2013)


In 2013, the US Department of Defense released its first Arctic Strategy. The strategy was unveiled by the then US Defense

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United States Coast Guard Arctic Strategy (May 2013)


The United States Coast Guard released its Arctic Strategy on 21 May 2013. The aim of the U.S. Coast Guard

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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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