The Arctic Council Secretariat (ACS) supports the Chair of the Arctic Council. At the Nuuk Ministerial Meeting May 2011 Arctic Ministers decided to establish the Standing Arctic Council Secretariat at the Fram Centre in Tromsø. The Standing Secretariat became operational 1 June 2013.
According to the Terms of Reference of the Arctic Council Secretariat the ACS is to perform the following functions:
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