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Meeting between Mr Sivertsen and Admiral Papp

Mr Sivertsen and Adm. Papp met in Tromsø earlier this week in Tromsø to discuss the cooperation between the Arctic parliamentarians and the incoming US Chairmanship of the Arctic Council.

In the meeting the Mr. Sivertsen informed Adm. Papp, Special Representative for the Arctic, about the work of the Arctic parliamentary cooperation. A special focus was put on the Conference Statement from the 11th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region which took place in Whitehorse, 9-11 September 2014.

In the following conversation a special focus was put on the need of infrastructure development in the Arctic, and the importance of balancing economic development with the necessary environmental concerns.

Adm. Papp is invited to participate at the upcoming meeting of the Standing Committee in Washington DC 10 March 2015.


Friday 23 Jan 2015