Joint Statement

The Joint Statement of the Ministers issued by the Ministerial participants from 26 nations and regions declares the necessity of intensifying international cooperation in Arctic research.

You can download the Joint Statement here.

Topic dossier

The Arctic’s ‘eternal ice’ is melting away. The warming of the Arctic has far-reaching consequences for the people living in the region, but also for our global climate. This dossier provides information about the unique conditions and dramatic changes in the Arctic and the role of research in this context.

Learn more about the objectives of the international community and the importance of the 2nd Arctic Science Ministerial in pointing the way for Arctic research in the years to come.

You can download the Topic Dossier (German language) here.