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Arctic Council fails to agree on joint ‘Rovaniemi Declaration’

For the first time in its history, the Arctic Council Ministerial meeting has failed to agree a joint declaration, after America refused to budge...

US Secretary of State delivers bullish Arctic speech in Rovaniemi

American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has delivered a speech in Rovaniemi setting out his country's robust new strategy for the Arctic, designed to counter what...

Finland’s Arctic Council spotlight undermined by America and Russia

Politicians from eight Arctic nations and representatives from regional indigenous groups are meeting in Rovaniemi this week at the two-day Arctic Council Ministerial. The meeting...

American Secretary of State confirms Rovaniemi visit

The US State Department has confirmed that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Finland next week for a meeting of the Arctic Council. Pompeo will...

President’s call to save the Arctic at UN climate summit

President Sauli Niinistö has again spoken out about the need to protect the Arctic, which is warming at twice the pace than the planet, on...