Week of the Arctic

Celebrating a Successful U.S. Chairmanship

When: 8 May 2017 to 14 May 2017

Where: Fairbanks, Alaska

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The Alaska Arctic Council Host Committee — in partnership with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Anchorage Museum, and other community groups — is pleased to present the Week of the Arctic, with presentations, workshops, receptions and cultural celebrations highlighting key themes and accomplishments of the Arctic Council and broader Arctic efforts.

Other activities in Fairbanks and Anchorage will provide outreach and education opportunities for participants and interested Arctic stakeholders.

The U.S. chairmanship of the Arctic Council concludes with a ministerial meeting in Fairbanks May 11, 2017, where accomplishments under the U.S. chairmanship and the transition to Finland’s chairmanship will be celebrated with the Week of the Arctic.

See the link above for more information and to see the full program of activities during the week.