Senior Arctic Officials' Report to Ministers Fairbanks 2017
Arctic Council Secretariat
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The United States assumed the Chairmanship of the Arctic Council from Canada at the Ministerial meeting held in Iqaluit, 24 April, 2015, and passed the gavel on to Finland at the Fairbanks Ministerial meeting, 10-11 May 2017.
The United States Chairmanship theme, One Arctic: Shared Opportunities, Challenges and Responsibilities, emphasized the commitment to work together on matters facing the Arctic Region. The Arctic Council certainly did just that over the past two years, carrying out an extraordinary range of work and producing a remarkable number of products, as detailed in this Report to Ministers.
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