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Alaskan leading Arctic discussion

...chairmanship of the international Arctic Council next year."Hopefully we'll get a number of the meetings of the Arctic Council and the associated working groups...American representation to the Arctic Council ahead of the United States' chairmanship...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-16/alaskan-leading-arctic-discussion
State
The 28th Alaska Legislature in plain English

...remembering for a day, and that day was in March.HJR 24ARCTIC COUNCILWhen the United States chairs the international Arctic Council, don't forget about Alaska, federal government!HJR 25VETERANS: AGENT ORANGE,TOXIN EXPOSUREIf you were in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-07/28th-alaska-legislature-plain-english
State
U.S. relationships with Asia-Pacific region: A confluence of imperatives for Alaska

...States is a permanent member of the Arctic Council, the leading international organization...granted observer status in the Arctic Council, five of which are Asian: the...motivations for joining the Arctic Council, wondering if this is just an...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-01/us-relationships-asia-pacific-region-
Opinion
Sen.: Arctic position can't be 'window dressing'

...afforded a seat at the table (at the Arctic Council)?"The U.S. is expected...chairmanship of the eight-country Arctic Council, which addresses climate and...We're two years out from the Arctic council, so we should move forward...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-19/sen-arctic-position-cant-be-window-dres
Local | AK legislature
Nations jockey for Arctic position

...summer, is on the rise.The U.S., which takes over the two-year rotating chairmanship of the eight-nation Arctic Council in 2015, has not ignored the Arctic, but critics say the U.S. is lagging behind the other seven: Russia, Norway...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-02/nations-jockey-arctic-position
State
Empire Editorial: Arctic issues are Alaska's issues

...them. In fact, we're also the only member of the Arctic Council who hasn't signed the treaty.The Law of the Sea...built upon.When Canada's term as chair of the Arctic Council ends in 2015, the U.S. will take the reigns through...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-05/arctic-issues-are-alaskas-issues
Opinion
Inuit council members meet in Kotzebue

...a member of the eight-nation Arctic Council, and Stotts said they are increasingly...they are listening to us. At the Arctic Council level, where we have a right...contributed to the Polar Code, an Arctic Council documents presented to the International...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-26/inuit-council-members-meet-kotzebue
State
Legislative roundup: Feb. 2, 2014

...the Arctic, and that Alaska wants to be considered an important partner during our country's time as Chair of the Arctic Council," Herron said in a statement. "We want to be invited to the dance." Alaska's congressional delegation teams...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-02/legislative-roundup-feb-2-2014
State
State Department plans Arctic representative

...coordination of operational departments."With the U.S. set to take over the rotating chairmanship of the eight-nation Arctic Council in 2015, Kerry said he believed it was vital to elevate Arctic issues and interests within the State Department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/state-department-plans-arctic-represent
State
Between strait and sea: Ottawa's Northwest Passage dilemma with implications for Alaska

...under the UNCLOS the Arctic Ocean is a shipping commons in spite of its vast geographical distance from members of the Arctic Council (U.S., Canada, Iceland, Russia, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden). Law of the Sea and the Northwest...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-01/between-strait-and-sea-ottawas-northw
Opinion

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