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ICC’s leadership gathered to meeting in Kotzebue, Alaska

Press release

Kotzebue, August 15, 2013

Under the leadership of the Chair Mr. Lynge, ICC has held its second international executive council meeting in Alaska from August 13 to 15. Here they discussed, inter alia, planning of the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples in 2014, and the ICC strategy to make the United Nations aware of the Arctic peoples' special interests and the consequences of climate change.

In addition, they had the coming Canadian Chairmanship until 2015 on the program. ICC welcomes an Inuk from Canada for the first time to be the Arctic Council Chair Minister.

Kotzebue is the main town in the self-governed North West Arctic Borough - an Inupiat area at the Bering Strait with approx. 12,000 inhabitants.