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Ms. Sara Olsvig is elected new Chair of the Standing Committee

At the meeting in Svalbard 5 June 2013 the Standing Committee elected Ms. Sara Olsvig as its new Chair.

Ms. Olsvig represents the Kingdom of Denmark in the Standing Committee, and is elected from Greenland to the Danish parliament.

Ms. Sara Olsvig will function as Vice-Chair until the next meeting of the Committee in Murmansk 18-20 September 2013, which is the last meeting of the current Chair Mr. Morten Høglund. Mr. Høglund is not seeking re-election in the Norwegian national election 9 September 2013.

Thursday 06 Jun 2013