REPORT FROM THE AOR EXPERT WORKSHOP IN SUPPORT OF THE AOR PHASE I REPORT. WASHINGTON DC 13-14 SEPTEMBER 2010.
Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME)
"The AOR Expert Workshop was hosted by the US Government at the facilities of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership. About 50 people participated from academia, Arctic Council member governments, observers, Permanent Participants organizations, and others (see Annex I List of participants). The workshop was structured around themes representing the main chapters of the draft AOR Phase I Report (13 of August version).where The point of departure was Chapter 2: The Status of the Arctic marine environment and Emerging Stresses (see Annex II Workshop agenda) The main objective of the workshop was to contribute to the development of the AOR Phase I Report, focusing on the following issues: * The status of the Arctic marine environment and emerging trends Status and trends of the major sectoral activities * The key international instruments, frameworks and measures, and Modern management approaches" /.../