First-ever Arctic Science Ministerial Announced

May 16, 2016
By Jessica Rohde

On Friday, May 13, 2016 it was announced that the White House Arctic Science Ministerial will be held on 28 September, 2016. This first-ever Arctic Science Ministerial will bring together ministers of science, chief science advisors, and other high-level officials from countries around the world, as well as representatives from indigenous groups, to expand joint collaborations focused on four themes:

  1. Arctic Science Challenges and their Regional and Global Implications;
  2. Strengthening and Integrating Arctic Observations and Data Sharing;
  3. Applying Expanded Scientific Understanding of the Arctic to Build Regional Resilience and Shape Global Responses; and
  4. Arctic Science as a Vehicle for STEM Education and Citizen Empowerment.

Additional information about the White House Arctic Science Ministerial is available on the White House Blog.

Posted by Jessica Rohde on behalf of Martin Jeffries, Executive Director, IARPC

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