REVIEW OF THE ARCTIC COUNCIL STRUCTURES. non-paper 18 October, 2001.
"The Second Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Barrow, Alaska October 12-13, 2000 requested that the Senior Arctic Officials, SAOs, with assistance from the chairs of the Arctic Council subsidiary bodies, consider and recommend appropriate ways to improve how work is structured in the Arctic Council and present a report to the next Ministerial Meeting. Note was taken of the fact that as the Arctic Council has evolved and taken over structures established under the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy (AEPS), some overlap of functions has occurred among the new and existing institutional structures of the Council." /.../