Arctic Council discusses methods to implement its strategic plan
The Arctic Council member states discussed initial work to implement priorities of the newly adopted 2021-2030 Strategic Plan held at the level of senior officials.
According to the press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry, the council’s first executive meeting under the Russian Chairmanship was held in a hybrid format at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) to the President of Russia in Moscow on June 29-30.
“During the two-day event, the Senior Arctic Officials and Permanent Participant Heads of Delegation focused on the steps to be taken to implement the Reykjavik Declaration, which was adopted by the ministers of the eight Arctic states during the Arctic Council Ministerial meeting in May 2021, as well as initial work to implement the priorities of the newly adopted Strategic Plan,” the press release says.
The next meeting of the Senior Officials and a plenary session of the Arctic Council will be held in Salekhard in November 2021.