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Presentations from the Helsinki meeting November 2009

At the meeting of the Standing Committee in Helsinki 18-19 November, the Committee was introduced to the following topics: Northern Dimension partnership on transport and logistics; the Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment; and the University of the Arctic.

During their stay in Helsinki, the Standing Committee also arranged a workshop on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seas. Speakers at the workshop were: Mr. Kamrul Hussein, University of Lapland, Mr. Harald Brekke, Member of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, Mr. Lars Kullerud, University of the Arctic, and Ms. Tatiana Saksina, WWF.

Click links below to see the presentations.

Opening statement (0.2 MB) by Mr. Hannes Manninen, MP, Chair of the Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region

Mr. Harro Pitk√§nen, Nordic Investment Bank: The Northern Dimension Partnership on Transport and Logistics (0.4 MB)

Mr. Kimmo Juurmaa, Deltamarin Ltd: Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment - Recommendations and their Implementation plans (2.7 MB)

Mr. Lars Kullerud, University of the Arctic: UArctic (12.4)

Mr. Kamrul Hussein, University of Lapland: UN LOS Convention and the extended continental shelf in the Arctic (6.2 MB)

Mr. Harald Brekke, Member of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf: The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and the Delineation of the Outer Limits of the Continental Shelf in the Arctic (26.6 MB)

Mr. Lars Kullerud, University of the Arctic: Arctic Resources and Borders (5.1)

Ms. Tatiana Saksina, WWF: Making UNCLOS Rules Work in the Arctic (2.6 MB)

Tuesday 01 Dec 2009