Arctic parliamentarians meet in Sweden

By NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Last week, the Swedish Parliament hosted the Seventh Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region in Kiruna, Sweden, with more than 150 participants from 11 nations in attendance.

The Arctic Parliamentarian Conference was previously held in Greenland, Iceland, Russia and Canada.

The conference discussed Arctic transportation, climate change, the environment, research, education, communications and activities during the International Polar Year, 2007-2008.

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