Arctic Council

The Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum that focuses on the Arctic.

Members

  1. Canada
  2. Denmark
  3. Finland
  4. Iceland
  5. Norway
  6. Russia
  7. Sweden
  8. United States

Permanent Observer States

  1. China
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. India
  5. Italy
  6. Japan
  7. South Korea
  8. Netherlands
  9. Poland
  10. Singapore
  11. Spain
  12. United Kingdom

Ad Hoc Observer States

  1.  European Union
  2. Turkey

Nongovernmental Observers

  1. Arctic Parlimentarians
  2. International Union for Conservation of Nature
  3. International Red Cross Federation
  4. Nordic Council
  5. Northern Forum
  6. United Nations Development Programme
  7. United Nations Environment Programme
  8. Association of World Reindeer Herders
  9. University of the Arctic
  10. World Wide Fund for Nature – Arctic Programme

Order of Chairing the Arctic Council

  1. Canada (2013-15)
  2. US (2015-17)
  3. Finland (2017-19)
  4. Iceland (2019-21)
  5. Russia (2021-23)
  6. Norway (2023-25)
  7. Denmark (2025-27)
  8. Sweden (2027-29)

Additional Information Available at:

http://www.arctic-council.org/index.php/en/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arctic_Council