Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME)

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History

Established Sep 1993, Nuuk (Greenland), as a programme of Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy (AEPS); currently functions under the auspices of Arctic Council. Also referred to as Arctic Council - Protection Arctic Marine Environment and Arctic Council Working Group on Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME).

Aims

Take preventative and other measures directly or through competent international organizations regarding prevention of marine pollution in the Arctic; aware that Arctic populations are very exposed to environmental contaminants, strengthen regional capacity building with respect to priority pollution sources, especially in Russia.

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Activities

currently focus on: conducting a comprehensive and integrated Arctic marine shipping assessment; assessing existing measures for port reception facilities for ship-generated waste and cargo residues and developing harmonized guidelines for consideration by States; contributing to the 'Arctic Council Assessment of Potential Impacts of Oil and Gas'. In the Arctic: responding to the 'Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA)' findings and recommendations; compiling an inventory of ecosystem-based projects and initiating the identification of Large Marine Ecosystems in the Arctic and indicators of ecosystem health and ecosystem objectives; organizing a workshop to encourage implementation of the 'Arctic Council Offshore Oil and Gas Guidelines (2002)'; advancing implementation of Regional Programme of Action for the Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (RPA); and assessing the need to further develop and update its scope; developing a communication plan to support understanding and involvement in implementing the Arctic Marine Strategic Plan.

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 10 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 10 countries
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Subjects *

  • Climatology
    • Arctic Zones
  • Oceanography
    • Marine
  • Societal Problems
    • Prevention
    • Protection
    • Pollution
  • Environment
    • Environment

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

K1390

Last News Received

2019
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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