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Arctic indigenous peoples dialogue 2016

Event date:
22/01/2016 - 00:00
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    As part of the EU's Arctic policy, reflected in the Communication on "Developing a European Union Policy towards the Arctic Region" (JOIN(2012) 19 final), the European Commission and the European External Action Service are committed to ensuring that the views of Arctic inhabitants are taken into account in EU policy actions touching upon the Arctic. It specifically stated that "the Commission and the EEAS would step up their efforts to hold regular dialogues with indigenous peoples." The meeting organised on 22 January aimed to build on the experiences of previous meetings to give further impetus to the dialogue between the EU and Arctic indigenous peoples, the third regular meeting since 2013