FINAL REPORTSof projects completed by the SDWG during the US Chairmanship (2015-2017) are now available! Please see SDWG ACHIEVEMENTS 2015-2017 under the ACTIVITIES tab.
Reindeer Migration, Live!
The Association of World Reindeer Herders have provided the links below to a news story and live stream for those who would like to see a reindeer migration.
The Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy (ARENA) project hosted its first on-site session in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories on March 20-27, 2017. This SDWG project is being led by Canada, the United States, Iceland, the Gwich’in Council International and the Aleut International Association. For more information on ARENA and the recent Canadian on-site session, please visit the ARENA Website.
The RISING SUN project held a workshop in Iqaluit, Nunavut on 01-02 March 2017 to review domestic and international understanding of suicide and to determine the merit and feasibility of trying to implement the RISING SUN toolkit. Please CLICK HERE for more information and for the Workshop Program. For a media report about the workshop, please CLICK HERE.
The International Conference on Arctic Science: Bringing Knowledge to Action, 24-27 April 2017, Reston, Virginia, USA: This 2017 International Conference will bring together diverse expert communities ranging from scientists to decision-makers in order to identify, explore and create mechanisms and venues where science and knowledge can inform the development of policies and decision-making. As a co-organizer, the SDWG is pleased that several of its projects will be presented at the Conference.