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The Standing Commitee meets in Helsinki 20 November 2014

The Standing Committee will meet in Helsinki 20 November 2014. On the agenda is i.a. the Arctic policy of Finland and cultural cooperation in the North.


Mr. Eirik Sivertsen, the new Chair of the Standing Committee

Mr. Erkki Tuomioja the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Finland will introduce the Committee to the Arctic policy of Finland. Further on the agenda for the meeting are topics such as cultural cooperation in the Arctic and development of clean technology.

Click to see the agenda for the meeting.

After the Committee meeting the Standing Committee arranges a seminar on "Security in the Arctic". As the changes in the Arctic brings new activity and challenges to the Region, the Committee wants to address security in a broad perspective.

Click to see the program for the seminar.

The Finnish member of SCPAR Ms. Johanna Ojala-Niemelä (in the middle of the picture) is the host of the meeting in Helsinki

Friday 14 Nov 2014