Draft Report from the Sustainable Development Working Group to the Senior Arctic Officials on November 6th 2001 in Espoo, Finland.

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"The meeting adopted the amended Operating Guidelines (annex 1, Meeting document 6.5.1) and asks the SAOs for approval of these amended Operating Guidelines. The meeting selected Sheila Watt-Cloutier, president of ICC Canada, for the second vice chair to represent the Permanent Participants. The SAOs are asked to approve of this selection. The Capacity Building Workshop arranged by Canada on 1-2 November 2001 in Helsinki, Finland attracted participation from most member countries as well as Permanent Participant organisations. The SDWG is pleased to forward the executive summary and recommendations from the Capacity Building Workshop (Annex 2, Meeting document and wants to draw the SAOs' attention to the "Next steps" of the report." /.../