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Letter to the Arctic Council addressing observers to the Council

In a letter to the Arctic Council Chairmanship, the Chair of Standing Committee Mr. Morten Høglund is underlining the important role of SCPAR as an observer to the Arctic Council.

As many new countries and organizations are seeking observer status in the Arctic Council Mr. Høglund underlines the important role the Arctic parliamentary cooperation has as a longtime observer to the Council, representing the people in the Arctic countries.

In the letter Mr. Høglund points to the importance of finding a solution to the observers question  in of the Arctic Council.

Read the letter.

The observer issue is also a part of the report "Arctic Governance in an Evolving Arctic Region" adopted by the Standing Committee at the meeting in Akureyri 5 September 2012.

 

Tuesday 26 Feb 2013