Program for the Finnish Chair of the Arctic Council 2000-2002

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Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Chairmanship Program , Finnish Chairmanship
The Program for the Finnish Chairmanship 2000-2002 focuses on: making the Arctic Council a mouthpiece for the Arctic, by raising the Arctic Council's profile; improving cooperation with the EU; rationalizing the AC's work; intensifying the protection of the Arctic environment, while clarifying actions in support of sustainable development; promoting Arctic research, economic and social development; as well as strenghtening the participation of the Arctic people in the development of cooperation in their region.