Here you can find Networks and Projects which are engaged in the issues of gender, diversity and equality in the Arctic region. You can visit each Network’s website, or write to the contact person directly.
If you can contribute to these endeavours we would be very grateful. Please contact Embla at The Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network regarding other Networks and Projects which are not listed here and are engaged in gender, diversity and equality in the Arctic issues. We welcome your feedback.
International Arctic Science Committee, Social & Human Working Group
Our scientific interests: Arctic residents and change; histories, perceptions and representations of the Arctic; securities, governance and law; natural resources, use, exploitation and development: past, present, future; human health and well-being.
The Nordic countries have worked together for over four decades to improve gender equality in all aspects of society. Gender equality between the sexes is a condition for the success of the Nordic Model and a pillar of the modern Nordic welfare states.
online Program for UArctic Congress side event "Women of the Arctic"
Building on ongoing academic efforts to better understand gender in the Arctic, Women of the Arctic seeks to carve out a non-academic space for women and girls who work on or live in the Arctic to explore the roles and contributions of women to northern policy-making, research, exploration, art, activism, and daily life.
Gender equality in the Arctic II
The aim of the project is to establish a circumpolar cooperation network of experts that could, in close cooperation with all relevant stakeholders, continue to address the current realities and future challenges in this field for the benefit of the Arctic communities and residents.