Inuit and Small Island States Collaborate with their Many Strong Voices at the IMO December 2022

Post COP27  One Step Forward, Two Steps Back – Gains and losses at COP 27  November 2022

Inuit: Arctic climate change is now a global reality November 2022  Position Paper Statement

UNDRIP 15th Anniversary: The framework is established, more work must be done  September 2022

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Inuit welcome the historic UN General Assembly recognition of a clean, healthy, sustainable environment as a human right August 2022

Circumpolar Inuit Hold 14th ICC General Assembly – New Chair Elected: Sara Olsvig2022 Declaration Adopted July 2022

14th ICC General Assembly “Inuit – Strength and Peace” June 2022

Inuit Circumpolar Council Establishes New Standard in International Engagement with the Release of Circumpolar Inuit Protocols for Equitable and Ethical Engagement June 2022

ICC and Kawerak, Inc Publication on Co-Production of Knowledge March 2022

Inuit Circumpolar Council, first Indigenous Peoples Organization to formally participate as an Observer at the IPCC March 2022

A victory for Inuit at IMO – Indigenous Knowledge to be included to deal with underwater ship noise pollution January 2022


Inuit and Small Islands Aligned on Reducing Black Carbon and the Decarbonization of the Global Shipping Fleet to Protect Vulnerable Communities December 2021

Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) to Hold 14th General Assembly Virtually in 2022 November 2021

Inuit Voices to be Heard at IMO on Critical Shipping Issues November 2021

Inuit Delegation Heading to COP26 Climate Change Meeting – Call on Global Leaders to Take Three Critical Actions October 2021 

Inuit Circumpolar Council UNFCCC COP 26 Position Paper

2021 ICC Health Summit Begins Online for a Month – Focusses on Links Between Inuit Culture and Health September 2021

Arctic Council at 25 – Plaudits for Early Achievements Inuit Say it Needs to Understand “Meaningful Engagement” September 2021

Inuit Joint Submission to UN Special Rapporteur: Four Key Recommendations to Improve Access to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation Infrastructure August 2021  

Access to Drinking Water and Sanitation Infrastructure in Inuit Nunaat

Inuit Review the IPCC 6th Assessment Report on The Physical Science Basis and Prepare for Crucial COP26 Talks in Glasgow August 2021

Inuit United in Solidarity for Indigenous Communities in Canada Following Discovery of 215 Children in Unmarked Graves June 2021

Inuit Congratulate Arctic Council on 25th Anniversary Urge Greater Role for Permanent Participants May 2021

Ahead of Earth Day 2021, ICC Obtains Observer Status within the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) April 2021

ICC Presents Case for Consultative Status to IMO Council March 2021


Inuit Call for Stronger Protections for Safe Arctic Shipping Considering Weak HFO Ban Passed at IMO November 2020

ICC Policy Paper on “Local Communities” Chronicles Opposition to the Undermining and Erosion of Inuit Rights October 2020

The  Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska releases Inuit led report: Food Sovereignty and Self-Governance – Inuit Role in Arctic Marine Resource Management September 2020

ICC Launches Podcast: ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦ / UNIKKAAT / UNIPKAAT / UNGIPAGHAT / NALLUNAIRUTET / Circumpolar Waves August 2020

Ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic Highlights Infrastructure Gaps Across Circumpolar Regions Related to Inuit Health – Demonstrates Strength of Inuit Culture April 2020


Inuit Circumpolar Council Calls for Safe Arctic Shipping to Protect Inuit Rights and the Marine Environment – ICC Applies for IMO Consultative Status February 2020


ICC Alaska launches first ever Emerging Alaskan Inuit Leaders Initiative October 2019

Our Food Forever – Alaska Inuit Food Sovereignty Summit September 2019

Inuit call for self-determination, partnership, and recognition of human rights in science and research at International Arctic Science Ministerial  October 2018                                

ICC Chair Addresses Arctic Biodiversity Congress, Emphasizes the Interconnectedness of Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Indigenous Rights October 2018      

Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) Alaska to launch Alaskan Inuit Food Sovereignty Initiative October 2018

Circumpolar Inuit Conclude 13th General Assembly – New Chair Elected: Dr. Dalee Sambo Dorough – Utqiaġvik Declaration Adopted July 2018

Inuit Across Circumpolar Nations Mourn the Death of Former ICC President Hans Pavia Rosing July 2018

Inuit from Russia, Alaska, Canada and Greenland Meet in Nuuk at Inuit Education Summit February 2018

Cravalho Appointed to Arctic Economic Council January 2018


An Inuit Vision for the Future of the Pikialasorsuaq November 2017

Inuit Reaffirm Solidarity on Sustainable Use of the Arctic’s Living Resources November 2017

Inuit Day 2017 November 2017

Inuit Circumpolar Council Wildlife Management Summit November 2017

ICC Pikialasorsuaq Commission Calls for Postponement of Russian Rocket Launch October 2017

Nancy Karetak-Lindell Named Acting Chair of Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) October 2017

Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) Celebrates International Day Of the World’s Indigenous Peoples August 2017

ICC Announces Patron and Theme for the 13th ICC General Assembly July 2017

ICC Welcomes the World to Celebrate 40 years of Arctic Advocacy on Behalf of Inuit: For Inuit, by Inuit, with Inuit June 2017

ICC Takes the Opportunity to Observe and Reflect the Arctic Council Ministerial May 2017

Utqiaġvik to Host Inuit Circumpolar Council’s 2018 General Assembly  April 2017

Circumpolar Inuit Forge Path Towards International Business Cooperation March 2017

Inuit Circumpolar Council to convene Circumpolar Inuit Economic Summit in Anchorage March 2017

I am Inuit Exhibit at Anchorage Museum February 2017


Building Momentum on Climate Change Through Meaningful Action ICC Urges Local and Global Action Now November 2016

ICC Alaska to host first ever Alaska Inuit Education Alignment Summit November 2016

November 7th Inuit Day November 2016

Renowned Inupiaq Leader Edward Saggan Itta Passes Away November 2016

Inuit Circumpolar Council states the Need for Inuit Knowledge in Evidence Based Decision Making March 2016

Inuit Circumpolar Council Salutes the Canada-USA Statement on Arctic Cooperation March 2016


The Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC)-Alaska releases report on Inuit food security:  Alaskan Inuit Food Security Conceptual Framework: How To Assess the Arctic From an Inuit Perspective reports December 2015

I am Inuit Meet the People of the Arctic December 2015

ICC Calls on All to Celebrate Inuit Day November 2015

ICC Commends the Polar Range States Recognition of Traditional Knowledge in Polar Bear Management September 2015

ICC Executive Council Meets in Bethel, Alaska August 2015

Arctic Indigenous Languages Assessment Symposium February 2015

Resolution 2015-1 Conservation of the Pacific Walrus  January 2015

Inuit Circumpolar Council Executive Committee Meets in Nuuk, Greenland  January 2015


ICC’s Involvement at UN WCIP  September 2014

Canada’s Prime Minister to serve as patron of the Inuit Circumpolar Council’s quadrennial General Assembly  March 2014


ICC Press Release on Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting in Whitehorse October 2013


Inuit Call on Global Leaders at UNFCCC COP 18 in Doha, Qatar: Making the most of the 2013-2015 review and the second commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol December 2012

Media Release Regarding UN Mercury Negotiations July 2012


Inuit Call on Global Leaders at COP 17: Binding Agreement Urgently Needed to Ensure the Future of
Joint ITK/ICC – Canadian Inuit Welcome US Support to Import Legally Hunted Polar Bear Skins May 2011

Arctic Council Ministers Meeting Concludes, U.S. is Well-Represented  May 2011

Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting May 2011

Inuit to Develop Declaration on Responsible Resource Development in Arctic Regions  February 2011

Inuit Leaders Summit on Resource Development February 2011


ICC Alaska welcomes the United States’ decision to endorse UNDRIP  December 2010

Inuit Leader Applauds Canada’s Movement towards Full Recognition of UNDRIP  November 2010

Inuit Leader says Minister Cannon Prorogued the Arctic  March 2010


Circumpolar Inuit Call on Global Leaders to Act on Arctic Climate Change at COP15  November 2009

Circumpolar Inuit call European seal import ban ’totally immoral’  July 2009


Canadian Inuit Call for Direct Say on Arctic Sovereignty  June 2008