Participants of the Arctic Youth Summit in a seassion at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018

Arctic Youth Summit

The Arctic Youth Summit held in Rovaniemi, Finland in October 2018 brought together youth 36 youth participants from 11 countries. The participants came from the eight Arctic States, Observer states India, Germany and Singapore and an extensive representation of Arctic Indigenous peoples.

  • Creating a network of youth engaged and interested in Arctic biodiversity;
  • Providing experience and insight into how biodiversity issues are addressed in the Arctic; and
  • Empowering young people to engage in conservation and promoting Arctic biodiversity in their own home countries.

In addition to getting to know their fellow youth and gain a deepert insight into youth issues accross the Arctic and the cultural diversity the youth developed the following tools: