Guide to Arctic Policy and Assessments

Title (max 80 characters)Arctic Council Alta Declaration (1997)
Blurb (max 320 characters)With this declaration, the Arctic Council endorses several statements issued from the different strategies of the AEPS.

It also extends the mandate of the working groups in joint actions regarding the implementation of waste management and international strategies for the control of persistent organic pollutants (POPs). The Arctic Council formally establishes UNEP as an official observer to the Council. 

Document type:PDF document
Year Published:1997
Published by:Arctic Council


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