Arctic Marine Strategic Plan Workshop Report

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PAME , Ocean management , Arctic Ocean
The Workshop was held as part of the development of an Arctic Marine Strategic Plan for the Arctic Council under the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) Working Group and the co-leadership of Iceland and Canada. The principal objective for the Workshop was to provide a forum for exchanging information and ideas on the drivers of change, trends in ocean management and possible circumpolar responses to Arctic Ocean issues. The meeting was co-chaired by Mr. John Karau (Canada) and Mr. Magnus Johannesson (Iceland) and attended by a large number of representatives from government and northern organizations. The agenda for the Workshop is attached as Annex 1 and the list of participants is in Annex 2. A series of background papers was prepared in advance of the Workshop and was presented to participants in a separate document. These papers are available on the PAME website (