Foreign Affairs Minister to attend Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Finland
May 3, 2019
Global Korean Post
Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that she will be in Rovaniemi, Finland, from May 6 to 7, 2019, to attend the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting.
The Minister will meet with international counterparts and political leaders to advance issues of common interest in the region, including climate change, Indigenous priorities and the rules-based international order.
“The Arctic is a unique region that is facing unique challenges. In particular, the accelerated pace of climate change in the Arctic presents huge challenges and opportunities for Arctic countries and the Indigenous peoples who have lived there for generations. The Arctic Council Ministerial presents us with a chance to discuss these challenges with other Arctic countries and Indigenous representatives and work to find common ground.” said Chrystia Freeland, P.C., M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs