ACAP Report to SAOs – Rovaniemi, November 1-2, 2018

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Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP)
ACAP held its first meeting of 2018 in Toronto, Canada, April 19-20, 2018. 24 participants attended the meeting including representatives from six Arctic States (Kingdom of Denmark and Iceland were absent), one Permanent Participants (Saami Council), one observer states (Spain), three observer organizations (IASC, WMO and NEFCO, as PSI Fund Manager), two Working Groups (AMAP and PAME) and one invited guest (Paul Silfverberg, Planpoint Oy, responsible for the PSI external review). The meeting focused on follow-up activities from the last ACAP meeting in Anchorage, reviewing progress and potential deliverables from the 2017-2019 work plan, and discussed ideas for potential new projects for the 20192021 workplan. Expert Groups (EG) have continued to develop and implement projects and progress has been made in priority areas of the ACAP work plan. The relevant sections of the Amarok were updated after the meeting.