Partners, Sponsors & Supporting Organisations

The various LOICZ activities – such as projects, regional workshops, science conferences and participation in LOICZ-related meetings – have received financial and in-kind support from a variety of organizations, including:

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP)


AMAP is an international organization established in 1991 to implement components of the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy (AEPS).

Now a programme group of the Arctic Council, AMAP's current objective is "providing reliable and sufficient information on the status of, and threats to, the Arctic environment, and providing scientific advice on actions to be taken in order to support Arctic governments in their efforts to take remedial and preventive actions relating to contaminants".


International Permafrost Association (IPA)


The International Permafrost Association, founded in 1983, has as its objectives to foster the dissemination of knowledge concerning permafrost and to promote cooperation among persons and national or international organizations engaged in scientific investigation and engineering work on permafrost.


International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)


IASC, the International Arctic Science Committee, is a non-governmental organisation whose aim is to encourage and facilitate cooperation in all aspects of Arctic research, in all countries engaged in Arctic research and in all areas of the Arctic region.


Inter-American Institute of Global Change Research (IAI)


The IAI is an intergovernmental organization supported by 19 countries in the Americas dedicated to pursuing the principles of scientific excellence, international cooperation, and the open exchange of scientific information to increase the understanding of global change phenomena and their socio-economic implications.