The European Commission and the European External Action Service (EEAS) have launched a joint public consultation on the European Union’s ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More policy.

The consultation seeks reflections on existing ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More policy, which has been regularly updated since 2008. The consultation has three main aims:

-to re-examine the role of the EU in ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More affairs
-to revise the three priorities of the current “Joint Communication on an integrated European Union policy for the ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More, and the actions thereunder
-to identify possible new policy areas to be developed.

The current policy focuses on three priorities: climate changeAccording to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, climate change is change in the climate of the whole Earth or a region of the Earth that is believed... More and safeguarding the ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More environment; sustainable developmentSustainable development has been defined in many ways, but the most frequently quoted definition is from a report called Our Common Future, also known as the Brundtland Report: "Sustainable development is... More in and around the ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More; and international cooperation on ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More issues. Any researchers or stakeholders with an interest in ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More science or any of these priorities are therefore encouraged to comment.

The public consultation is now open and will close on 6 November 2020.

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