Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018

                        9 - 12 October 2018
                         Rovaniemi, Finland

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council, in partnership with the Ministry of the Environment, Finland, is organizing the Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018 to promote the conservation and sustainable use of Arctic biodiversity. The Congress is relevant to all who wish to make specific and significant contributions to the conservation of Arctic biodiversity through dialogue among scientists, Indigenous peoples, policy-makers, government officials, industry, students, and civil society (www.arcticbiodiversity.is/congress). The Congress will take place in Rovaniemi, Finland on 9-12 October 2018.

A meeting of the Arctic Environment Ministers will be held in conjunction with the congress. Germany, as an observer of the Arctic Council, will be represented through the Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety.