Feb.-Mar. 2000 Apr. 2000
Aug. 2001 Mar. 2003
Mar. 2004 Apr. 2004
Nov. 24, 2004 Oct. 2005 2007
Workshop in Tromso to identify needs and requirement for an assessment Presentation of a proposal for the ACIA to the Arctic Council
Large scoping workshop to discuss content of the ACIA
Arctic Council approves ACIA's implementation plan
First joint meeting between AMAP and CAFF regarding the ACIA
Second joint AMAP-CAFF meeting decides on process for the ACIA policy document Cross-fertilization meeting among ACIA chapters and first meeting with science writer and with Policy Drafting Team. Initial list of key findings developed.
First draft of ACIA's scientific report for review
Informal meeting on Svalbard with Senior Arctic Officials to present ACIA's major science results and work of Policy Drafting Team Policy Drafting Team produces its "London draft." United States calls policy process into question. Senior Arctic Officials dismantle Policy Drafting Team. Assessment Steering Committee discusses review of scientific report and initial draft of overview document
The Assessment Integration Team discusses review of the overview document Overview document and scientific results presented to the AMAP Working Group and CAFF Working Group
Informal meeting of Senior Arctic Officials in Nuuk to get the policy process moving again Editing and production of scientific report and overview document. Circulation of chair's draft for a policy document for comments Continued negotiation of the policy outcome
Formal release of the overview document. ACIA Scientific Conference.
Arctic Council ministerial meeting, including presentation of ACIA's policy document ACIA's scientific report in print
IPCC's Third Assessment Reports
IPCC's Fourth Assessment Reports
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