Inuit Circumpolar Council

Founding Year: 1977


Budget: $ 2.25 m

Monica Ell-Kanayuk (President)

Is an “international, non-government organization representing approximately 160,000 Inuit of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Chukotka (Russia), and has offices in all four countries.” It strives to “strengthen unity among Inuit of the circumpolar region, promote Inuit rights and interests on an international level, develop and encourage long-term policies that safeguard the Arctic environment, and seek full and active partnership in the political, economic, and social development of circumpolar regions.”

Work areas:


  • Publications including press releases, annual reports & presentations


Inuit Circumpolar Council contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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