One Arctic, shared opportunities and responsibilities

The United States has made the Arctic and its future a significant part of our foreign policy.

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Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq passes a ceremonial gavel to United States Secretary of State John Kerry on April 24, as the United States assumes the chairmanship of the Arctic Council.
Bruce A. Heyman
Published: Wednesday, 06/03/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 06/03/2015 10:45 am EDT

The United States assumed the chairmanship of the Arctic Council on April 24 for a two-year term. Our government is implementing an ambitious and balanced agenda to address shared opportunities, challenges, and responsibilities.

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