Arctic Council Secretariat Terms of Reference

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In order to strengthen the capacity of the Arctic Council it was decided at the 2011 Ministerial meeting in Nuuk to establish a standing Arctic Council Secretariat (hereafter referred to as the Secretariat). The Secretariat will enhance the work of the Arctic Council through the establishment of administrative capacity and by providing continuity, institutional memory, operational efficiency, enhanced communication and outreach, exchange of information with other relevant international organizations and to support activities of the Arctic Council. The scope of the Secretariat’s work, in addition to the organizational setup and the financial arrangements, are described in these Terms of Reference.