PAME’s second biennial meeting of 2017 (PAME II-2017) was held in Helsinki, Finland from 18-20 September following pre-meetings of PAME’s five thematic expert groups on 17 September (shipping, marine protected areas, ecosystem approach, marine litter and resource development) and the 3rd MPA Workshop 21-22 September.
The PAME II-2017 Meeting Report has subsequently been released. It includes the Records of Decisions from the meeting and its follow up actions.
It also entails the list of participants with 93 people participating in the meeting - a record for PAME. The meeting agenda is also included.
Topics of discussion a the meeting included updates to and next steps in specific projects, new project ideas and presentations from various bodies, including from International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) on the use and carriage of HFO by ships in the Arctic, the Finnish Maritime Environment Tri-authority Operations (METO), the Finnish Shipowners’s Association and Germany on its Arctic policy guidelines, interests and polar research.
Click here to download the meeting report, which proves a great insight in PAME's work.