Arctic Economic Council Formed

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At the Senior Arctic Officials meeting in Yellowknife on March 26th, the Arctic Council agreed to the creation of the Arctic Economic Council.

According to a news release, the Arctic Economic Council (AEC) will strive to foster sustainable economic development (with an emphasis on participation from indigenous businesses) while protecting the Arctic environment; engage in more robust circumpolar cooperation; and, through periodic reports and proposals, provide a business perspective to the Arctic Council’s work.

The Alaska Arctic Policy Commission (AAPC) Co-Chairs Senator Lesil McGuire and Representative Bob Herron are supportive of the Arctic Economic Council’s creation.

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