Q. Which of the following is/are member/s of Arctic Council?
1.United Kingdom
2.Denmark
3.Finland
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
Notes:

Explanation: 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 on issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic.

  • The Ottawa Declaration lists the following countries as Members of the Arctic Council – Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, the Russian Federation, Sweden and the United States.
  • In addition, 6 organizations representing Arctic indigenous peoples have status as Permanent Participants.

Source: FORUMIAS