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

Conference Statement from Whitehorse
The participants at the 11th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region adopted a strong Conference Statement at the conference in Whitehorse 9-10 September 2014 in Whitehorse.
Thursday 11 Sep 2014
Mr Eirik Sivertsen elected new Chair of SCPAR
Mr Sivertsen was elected as new Chair of SCPAR at the meeting 10 September 2014 in Whitehorse. Mr Sivertsen represents Norway in the Committee and is elected as Chair until the next conference i ...
Thursday 11 Sep 2014
Updated program for the Arctic parliamentary conference 9-11 September 2014
The new program is dated 28 August 2014.
Monday 01 Sep 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 ...