Arctic Policy Study Group
The Arctic continues to be a region of increasing importance and rapidly changing issues and opportunities. Commonwealth North recently authorized a new charge for the Arctic Policy Study Group. Read more about the scope of study and upcoming study sessions below.
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As the U.S. government undertakes an update to its Arctic Strategy, Commonwealth North charges the Arctic Policy Study Group to:
- review previous recommendations for state and federal Arctic policy;
- develop updated and revised policy recommendations; and
- produce a report to the White House and the U.S. Congress that summarizes Alaska perspectives on Arctic policies.
January 13 The Honorable Caroline Cochrane, Premier – Northwest Territories Canada
January 20 The Honorable Ranj Pillai, Deputy Premier – Yukon Territory Canada