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Inuit Support Ban of Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) Proposed at International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee Meeting in London, UK
Inuit worked with 14 other nations towards the development of a ban on the use of Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) in the Arctic, which is currently banned in the Antarctic.
October 26, 2018 – Berlin, Germany – “The recognition of and respect for our Indigenous human rights, status and role in the Arctic should not be viewed as a threat to the work of governments, rather, it is a matter of good governance and genuine partnership needed to...
October 16, 2018 – Ottawa, Canada – Inuit support the strong findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on Global Warming of 1.5°C, but say the emergency debate in the House of Commons last night to discuss the critical issue of...
Circumpolar Inuit Conclude 13th ICC General Assembly – New Chair Elected: Dr. Dalee Sambo Dorough Utqiaġvik Declaration Adopted
July 19, 2018 – Utqiaġvik, Alaska – Inuit delegates from Alaska (USA), Greenland, Canada, and Chukotka (Russia) today concluded a successful 13th Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) General Assembly on the theme of “Inuit - TheArctic We Want” in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, unified...
July 15, 2018 – Utqiaġvik, Alaska – The Inuit Circumpolar Council (Canada) is pleased to announce the results of its elections for the positions of President, and Vice-President ofICC (Canada) today following it’s Annual General Meeting held in Utqiaġvik, Alaska. The...
July 10, 2018 - Iqaluit, Nunavut – The Chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council, Ms. Okalik Eegeesiak expressed deep sorrow at the news of the death of former ICC President Mr.Hans Pavia Rosing in Greenland. He was ICC’s President from 1980-1986 during theorganization’s...
ICC’s Pikialasorsuaq Commission Workshop Concludes with an Implementation Plan: Moving Forward with the Recommendations
May 31, 2018, Nuuk, Greenland. The Pikialasorsuaq Commission today concluded an international workshop with a roadmap for implementing the 2017 recommendations. The workshop was attended by representatives from the Canadian and Greenlandic communities who live and use...
May 28, 2018, Nuuk, Greenland. The Pikialasorsuaq Commission is hosting an international workshop that will gather approximately 30 - 40 representatives from the Pikialasorsuaq region, Inuit organizations, the scientific community, Government Representatives from...
Nuuk, Greenland, 15 February 2018 – Inuit pedagogical experts and practitioners from across the circumpolar region met here over three days at an education summit to deal with the urgent formal education gap facing their communities and to share successful pedagogical...
Copenhagen, Denmark; Nuuk, Greenland; Iqaluit, Nunavut; Nov. 23, 2017 The Inuit Circumpolar Council’s Pikialasorsuaq Commission is calling for the creation of an Inuit- identified, Inuit-managed protected area in the ecologically and culturally significant area shared...
Inuit from Canada, Greenland, Alaska and Chukotka came together in Ottawa to discuss cultural sustainability, food security and conservation through use. The Summit resulted in a commitment to collaboratively and inclusively promote, sustain and strengthen Inuit cultural rights to food sovereignty.
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