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Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation signed during the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting.

At the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska, Foreign ministers of the eight Arctic States signed the third binding agreement negotiated under the auspices of the Arctic Council, the “Agreement on Enhancing International Arctic Scientific Cooperation,” which will help to facilitate entry and exit of persons, equipment, and material; access to research infrastructure and facilities; access to research areas; the use of traditional and local knowledge; and education, career development, and training opportunities for students and early-career scientists.