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 Eleventh  Conference was held in the Whitehorse, Canada 9-11 September 2014.

Announcements

SCPAR meeting in Stockholm 3 March 2016
The next meeting of the Standing Committee will take place in Stockholm 3 March 2016. The meeting is hosted by the Swedish parliament.
Tuesday 09 Feb 2016
Standing Committe meeting in the European Parliament
The Standing Committe met in Strasbourg 16-17 December 2015. Cooperation in education and research, and economic cooperation in the Arctic, were among the topics on the agenda.
Friday 18 Dec 2015
SCPAR meeting in Strasbourg 16-17 December 2015
The next meeting of the Standing Committee will be in Strasbourg 16-17 December 2015. The European Parliament is the host of the meeting.
Wednesday 02 Dec 2015

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 11th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region was hosted by the Canadian parliament in Whitehorse 9 ...