Step towards securing data availability – Example of organizations and responsibilities

Arctic Council

Arctic Council Ministerial Declaration

  • Decides to look into a specific Arctic challenge
  • Requests a report from one of the Arctic Council Working Groups
  • Requests data to be easy accessible and reuseable according to a Information Management Policy

Managements Boards of the Arctic Council Working Group

  • Mandated by the Arctic Council Ministers
  • Organizing the production of reports to the Arctic Council 
  • Data requirements for reports from expert groups
  • Data Terms of Reference / Procurement policies 
  • Secure access to a Data Distribution system

Expert Groups of the Arctic Council Working Groups

Identify and decide  on

  • Data needs
  • Data sources

Follow Data Providers Guidelines

  • Data Management best practices
  • Data creation
  • Prepare for data distribution
  • Create metadata