Conference of Arctic Parlamentarians (CPAR)

The Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region (CPAR) is a parliamentary body comprising delegations appointed by the national parliaments of the Arctic states (Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, U.S.A.) and the European Parliament. The conference also includes Permanent Participants representing Indigenous peoples, as well as observers. The conference meets every two years, and the Tenth Conference was held in the Akureyri, Iceland 5-7 September 2012.

Announcements

Mr. Jon Gunnarsson will attend Nordic Council meeting in Akureyri
The member of the Standing Committee from Iceland will attend a theme session of the Nordic Council in Akureyri 8 April 2014.
Sunday 06 Apr 2014
Vice-Chair of SCPAR attended Arctic Council meeting in Yellowknife
Mr. Dennis Bevington attended the Senior Arctic Officials meeting in Yellowknife 26-27 March. For the first time a representative of the Arctic parliamentary cooperation was not allowed to addre ...
Sunday 06 Apr 2014
Mr. Eirik Sivertsen speaks at "Arctic Dialogue" in Bodø
The Norwegian member of the Standing Comittee was one of the main speakers at the "Arctic Dialogue" conference in Bodø, Norway this week.
Friday 21 Mar 2014

Background

The first Parliamentary Conference concerning Arctic cooperation was held in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1993. One of the main priorities of the Standing Committee was originally to support the establishment of the Arctic Council
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Recent conference

The 10th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region took place in Akureyri, Iceland 5-7 September 2012 an ...