The scope and responisbilities of the Standing Committee on Indigenous Involvement (SCII) is: 

  • Provide advice and guidance for the IASC Executive Committee and Council regarding Indigenous Peoples meaningful involvement in IASC activities during the planning and implementation of IASC strategic planning (e.g. ICARP processes). 
  • Ensure interaction and explore opportunities with the IASC Working Groups on a positive mutual basis to develop joint projects and to promote meaningful Indigenous involvement and leadership in IASC WG projects and activities. 
  • Build on the recommendations of the past AGII by developing concepts and proposals for the implementation of the recommendations from or in the spirit of the AGII report. 
  • Evaluate the progress of the implementation of the IASC actions regarding meaningful Indigenous involvement. 
  • Create opportunities for interaction with relevant international, regional and national Arctic Indigenous organizations; 
  • Initiate listening sessions, talking circles, workshops, conferences and educational events.  

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