PAME WORKING GROUP MEETING REPORT November 1-4, 1999.
Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME)
The PAME Working Group met in Akureyri, Iceland, November 1-4, 1999. Participants attending the meeting are shown in Appendix I. The meeting was chaired by John Karau (Canada) and a list of documents submitted for consideration at the meeting is shown in Appendix II. Regarding participants, the Chairman noted that the Russian delegate had written to express his regrets that he was unable to attend the meeting due to illness. The Chairman also welcomed Sweden's renewed participation in PAME. In addition, he introduced Ms. Soffia Gudmundsdottir (Executive Secretary for PAME) and the opening of the PAME Secretariat in Akureyri.