EU's Arctic Strategy

13 Oct: Questions and answers on the EU’s Arctic Strategy

(Source: European Commission)

Why should the EU be engaged in the Arctic?

As a geopolitical power and a major economic player, the EU has strategic and day-to-day interests, both in the European Arctic as well as the broader Arctic region, and shares the responsibility for sustainable development there. The EU also has a fundamental interest in supporting multilateral cooperation in the Arctic and it is working to ensure that the Arctic remains safe, stable, sustainable, peaceful and prosperous.

The EU is a global leader in the fight against the climate and biodiversity crises, and is ready to play its full …