Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP)

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URL: http://www.amap.no/

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Founded

1991-06 Rovaniemi Finland

History

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).

Aims

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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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XE2315

Last News

2013

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