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V.E.2 NUUK DECLARATION ON ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE ARCTIC
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Adopted by the Ministers of the Arctic Counties, at Nuuk, Greenland, 16 September 1993

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We, the Ministers of the Arctic Countries,

Recognizing the special role and responsibilities of the Arctic Countries with respect to the protection of the Arctic environment,

Acknowledging that the Arctic environment consists of ecosystems with unique features and resources which are especially slow to recover from the impact of human activities, and as such, require special protective measures,

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“V.E.2 NUUK DECLARATION ON ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE ARCTIC”, in: International Law & World Order: Weston's & Carlson's Basic Documents, Weston & Carlson. Consulted online on 23 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-4394_rwilwo_SIM_032762>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20150929



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