Sustainable Development Framework Document
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"The Ottawa Declaration established the Arctic Council and expanded the scope of cooperation begun under the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy to include a broader sustainable development policy framework. At Iqaluit in 1998, the Ministers formally established the Arctic Council Sustainable Development Program and the Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group. Also at that time, the Ministers agreed to Terms of Reference for the Sustainable Development Program. As noted in the Terms of Reference, the goal of the Sustainable Development Program is to..."