The Arctic Council is the leading intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic States, Arctic indigenous communities and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues. In particular, issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic that will be discussed have arose in the wake of climate. The topics that will be addressed by the Arctic Council all have some degree of overlap, and competing regional interests have raised the potential for conflict drastically. Decisions for the MSUMUN XVII Arctic Council will be taken after a consensus has been reached amongst the eight Arctic Council states, indigenous groups, and member corporations.
This has become an increasingly large issue across the globe, but particularly in the Arctic region. If delegates do not act quickly, it may soon be too late.
This topic will address how best to deal with newly found energy resources once buried under thick sheets of ice.
This topic will address how to manage trans-arctic transportation routes that previously never existed.