The themes of Arctic Congress Bodø 2024 will follow those of Norway’s Arctic Council chairship priorities in partnership with the Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Norway’s chairship of the Arctic Council focus on several core issues , including the impacts of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to enhance the well-being of people living in the region. Looking to the future, Arctic Youth and Arctic Indigenous peoples, cross-cutting priorities of the Norwegian chairship, will also be overarching themes at Arctic Congress Bodø 2024.

The main themes are (taken from the Norway’s Arctic Council chairship priorities):

  1. Oceans
  2. Climate and environment
  3. Sustainable economic developments
  4. People of the North
  5. Other