Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP)
1991-06 Rovaniemi Finland
Established at 1st Arctic Ministerial Conference, to implement parts of the U-XF2604 - Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy (AEPS), adopted by governments of the eight circumpolar nations (Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russian Federation, Sweden and USA). AEPS and its programme groups, including AMAP, were incorporated, 1997, within the responsibility of the D-XD5969 - Arctic Council. May take up some of the activities of the former U-XK1998 - Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA).
Monitor and assess the status of the Arctic region with respect to pollution and climate change issues; document levels and trends, pathways and processes, and effects on ecosystems and humans, and propose actions to reduce associated threats for consideration by governments; produce sound science-based, policy-relevant assessments and public outreach products to inform policy and decision-making processes.
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