There are several documents which provide the framework for CAFF, with the key document being the Actions for Arctic Biodiversity 2013-2023 which provides a reporting mechanism and a framework to facilitate evaluation of the Arctic Council’s biodiversity activities.

  1. State of the Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity (START): Key Findings and Advice (2021)
  2. State of the Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity (SAFBR): Key Findings and Advice (2019)
  3. State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity (SAMBR): Key Findings and Advice (2017)
  4. Actions for Arctic Biodiversity 2013-2023: implementing the ABA recommendations (2013)
  5. Arctic Biodiversity Assessment: (ABA) Report for Policy Makers (2013)
  6. Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (2004)
  7. Arctic Flora and Fauna Recommendations for Conservation (2002)
  8. Strategic Plan for the Conservation of Arctic Biological Diversity (1998)
  9. Cooperative Strategy for the Conservation of Biological Diversity in the Arctic Region (1997)
  10. Program for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna Framework Document (1991)

CAFFs work has subsequently been informed by the strategies and the recommendations generated through these documents, and they will be used to consider the manner in which CAFF has fulfilled its mandate. 


Global Linkages

International linkages panel at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress. Photo: IISDRS

Resolutions of Cooperation

CAFF and CMS sign resolution of Cooperation, 2012. Photo: CAFF

International Partners

The CAFF, PAME and Arctic Council Secretariats. Photo: Bjarni Eiriksson

Policy Recommendations

Participants at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress. Photo: Bjarni Eiriksson

Policy Framework

CAFF Biennial 2015 participants. Photo: Linnea Nordström/Arctic Council Secretariat

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Policy Development

SAO meeting 2014. Photo: Arctic Council

Arctic States

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Permanent Participants

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