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SCPAR meeting in Washington DC 10-11 March 2015

The next meeting of the Standing Committee will be in Washington DC 10-11 March 2015. Senator Murkowski from Alaska is the host of the meeting.

 

Senator Murkowski will host the meeting in Washington DC 10-11 March 2015

The most important on the agenda for the meeting is the upcoming US Chairmanship of the Arctic Council.

The members of the Committee will engage in a conversation with Special Representativa Papp on the US preparations for the Chairmanship. The Committee will also hear from Senator Angus King, Maine, and why the Arctic needs to be a national priority in the USA,  and a representative of the Governor of Alaska to have the views from Alaska on the coming US Chairmanship of the Arctic Council.

The members of the Standing Committee will use the opportunity to promote the conclusions in the Conference Statement from the 11th Conference of Parliamentarians which took place in Whitehorse in September 2014.

See the agenda for the meeting

Friday 27 Feb 2015