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Joint Statement

The Second Arctic Science Ministerial has given us many new scientific insights and fruitful political discussions over the last two days. Thank you all for this exciting and successful conference!
Today during the Ministerial Meeting Ministers and heads of delegation from 26 nations and regions signed the Joint Statement.

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.

Download Topic Dossier (German language)

Gallery

Participants of the Arctic Science Forum in Berlin

Participants of the Science Forum on 25 october 2018 in Berlin.

Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung/Christian Thiele

Participants of the Ministerial Meeting

Participants of the Ministerial Meeting on 26 october 2018 in Berlin.

BMBF/Thomas Rafalzyk

Anja Karliczek opens the conference.

Anja Karliczek opens the conference.

BMBF/Hans-Joachim Rickel

POLARSTERN in the arctic ocean

Alfred-Wegener-Institut/Stefan Hendricks

Polar scientists

Alfred-Wegener-Institut/Mario Hoppmann

Research plane

Alfred-Wegener-Institut/Stefan Hendricks

Polar scientists

Alfred-Wegener-Institut/Stefan Hendricks

Scientists in front of POLARSTERN

Alfred-Wegener-Institut/Stefan Hendricks

Polar scientists

Alfred-Wegener-Institut/Mario Hoppmann

Polar bears on arctic sea ice

Alfred-Wegener-Institut/Mario Hoppmann

Polar research

Alfred-Wegener-Institut/Esther Horvath

scientist releases weather balloon

Alfred-Wegener-Institut/Esther Horvath