"The implementation of the Conference Statement from the 12th Arctic parliamentary conference which took place in June 2016 is important at the Anchorage meeting", says Mr Eirik Sivertsen, Chair of the Standing Committee.
Participants at the conference in Ulan-Udem in June 2016
The conference took place in Ulan-Ude in Russia in June 2016. The Conference Statement was adopted by all the participants and has the following headlines:
Arctic Cooperation in Light of COP 21 in Paris
Inhabitants in a Developing Arctic
New Possibilities in the Arctic
20th anniversary of the Arctic Council
Mr Eirik Sivertsen, Chair of the Standing Committee
"A vital part of the work of the Standing Committee is to promote the proposals and ideas agreed upon in the Statement. I look forward to a dialogue with my colleagues and the US-representatives to further this work,- says Mr Sivertsen.
Read the Conference Statement from Ulan-Ude