After the closure of the Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region in Ulan-Ude 14-16 June 2016, the Standing Committee met to elect a Chair and Vice-Chair of the Committee.
Mr Eirik Sivertsen Mr Larry Bagnell
Mr Sivertsen and Mr Bagnell were both seeking re-election and were elected as Chair and Vice-Chair until the next CPAR in 2018, and were elected unanimously.
At the conference in Ulan-Ude, Mr. Sivertsen reported about the work of the Standing Committee since the last conference in 2014. Read Mr Sivertsens' report here
The Conference Statement from the conference in Ulan-Ude can be found here