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Arctic Council

 

The Ottawa Declaration of 1996 formally established the Arctic Council as a high level intergovernmental forum to provide a means for promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic States, with the involvement of the Arctic Indigenous communities and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues, in particular issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic.

 

Arctic Council Homepage

 

The scientific work of the Arctic Council is carried out in six expert working groups focusing on such issues as monitoring, assessing and preventing pollution in the Arctic, climate change, biodiversity conservation and sustainable use, emergency preparedness and prevention in addition to the living conditions of the Arctic residents.

 

ACAP          AMAP          CAFF          EPPR          PAME          SDWG         

RPA

Regional Programme of Action for the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment from Land-based Activties (2009)

Regional Programme of Action for the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment form Land-based Activities (1998

 

UNEP/Global Programme  Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities

Russian - Support to the National Programme of Action for the Protection of the Arctice Marine Environment

 

See also the GEF IW:LEARN site where one can access archived information contained in the UNEP/GEF Russian NPA Arctic Project for everyone interested in the project results and outputs through The GEF IW:LEARN site on the National Programme of Action for the Protection of the Arctice Marine Environment.

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