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Organizational Structure

The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme is one of five Working Groups of the Arctic Council.

AMAP reports to the Arctic Council and Ministers through their Senior Arctic Officials (SAOs).


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The work of AMAP is directed by the AMAP Working Group (AMAP WG), which includes representatives from the following members and observers:

The AMAP Assessment Steering Group (ASG) coordinates all work associated with the preparation of the assessment. ASG members include the coordinators responsible for the preparation of individual parts of the AMAP assessments. Together with CAFF, AMAP is jointly responsible for the Arctic Councilís Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA), which has its own Assessment Steering Committee (ASC).

AMAP is supported by a permanent Secretariat located in Oslo, Norway.

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