Summary Report from the Seventh Meeting of the SCTF

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Meeting Summary of the 7th SCTF meeting submitted to the Arctic Council's Senior Arctic Officials meeting in Fairbanks, USA, March 16-17, 2016. "Vladimir Barbin (Russia) and Evan Bloom (US) co‐chaired the seventh meeting of the Task Force on Scientific Cooperation (SCTF). The meeting was held at the Hilton Nordica Hotel, in Iceland. [...] The Arctic States had been encouraged to participate at the meeting with appropriate experts and lawyers to discuss relevant issues such as; use and terms of definitions; description of the forms and scope of cooperation; description of geographic scope, whether to include a provision on intellectual property rights; provisions for review and meetings of parties; and provisions for cooperation with non‐parties, including Arctic Council Observers."