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Reporting at Senior Arctic Official meeting in Haparanda 15 November 2012

The Secretary General of SCPAR Bjørn Willy Robstad informed the meeting of Senior Arctic Officials in Haparanda about the results from the conference in Akureyri 5-7 September 2012.

In his intervention Mr Robstad focused on the three main items on the agenda for the Akureyri conference and some of the corresponding articles in the Conference Statement. See also power point presentation.

In the his intervention the Secretary General also referred to the letter from the Standing Committee in support of a solution for RAIPON, and to the SCPAR meeting in Enara where the Canadian delegation informed the Committee of the decision to host the 11th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region in Whitehorse, Canada.

For more about the Senior Arctic Official meeting in Haparanda 14-15 November 2012, click here.

Friday 16 Nov 2012