Record number of participants at PAME I-2017

7 February 2017, 12:00 am
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IMG 1911The PAME Working Group met for the PAME I-2017 meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark on January 29-February 1. As per usual, the day before the meeting was reserved for expert group meetings on the topics of shipping, marine protected areas, the Ecosystem Approach and Resource and Development.

Almost 80 people participated in the biggest PAME WG meeting in history.

The meeting was hosted by the Kingdom of Denmark and was honoured to receive welcoming remarks from Hanne Fugl Eskjær, Senior Arctic Official of Kingdom of Denmark and Lida Skifte Lennert, Head of Representation from Greenland.

myndAmong topics was finalisation of what projects to include in the PAME 2017-2019 Work Plan. Other topics included:
  • Framework for a Pan-Arctic Network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)
  • Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment, follow up
  • Arctic Offshore Resource Exploration and Development 
  • Ecosystem Approach to Management
  • Preparations for the 2017 Ministerial Meeting
The meeting report from the PAME I-2017 meeting can be accessed here. It includes the Records of Decisions from the meeting, the list of participants and the meeting agenda.

PAME I-2017 meeting report.