The SLiCA project entered its second phase following the November 2004 AC Ministerial Meeting. The Reykjavik Ministerial Meeting was the first forum where SLiCA presented empirical results, derived from the Alaskan portion of the survey. Birger Poppel briefed Senior Arctic Officials of the Arctic Council at their most recent meeting in Iceland, 22-23 November 2004. See SLiCA Status and Preliminary Results.
Living Conditions in the Arctic – How to Measure Living Conditions and Individual Well-being among Inuit and Saami Peoples in the Arctic by Thomas Andersen, originally distributed at the Reykjavik Ministerial Meeting, will be published by the Nordic Council of Ministers before the AC Ministerial
SLiCA was approved as a formal part of the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Initiative at it's meeting in Barrow in October 2000.