The third Arctic Science Ministerial was co-hosted by Iceland and Japan 8-9 May 2021,Tokyo, Japan.
There were four themes:
1. Observe: implementing observing networks; data-sharing
2. Understand: enhancing understanding and prediction capability for Arctic environmental and social systems, for the global impact of these changes
3. Respond: operationalizing sustainable development, evaluating vulnerability and resilience, and applying Knowledge
4. Strengthen: preparing the next generation through capacity building, education, networking; and resilience
Joint Statement of Ministers is available here.
The Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska releases Inuit led report: Food Sovereignty and Self-Governance - Inuit Role in Arctic Marine Resource Management. Press release with link to report.
A public consultation on Arctic/EU was launched on 20.7. and will run until end October: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/IP_20_1318