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279 Arctic Yearbook 2015 U.S. (White House) (2013). National Strategy for the Arctic Region. Available at http://www.state.gov/e/oes/ocns/opa/arc/. Non-Arctic states’ documents EU. (European Commission & High Representative of the E.U.) (2012). Developing a European Union Policy towards the Arctic Region: progress since 2008 and next steps (Joint Communication to the European Parliament and the Council), 26 June 2012, JOIN(2012) 19 final. E.U. (European Parliament) (2008). Resolution on Arctic Governance, 9 October 2008, EU doc. P6_TA(2008)0474. Germany (Federal Foreign Office) (2013). Germany’s Arctic Policy Guidelines: Assume Responsibility, Seize Opportunities. Available at http://www.bmub.bund.de/en/topics/europe-international/international-environmentalpolicy/multilateral-cooperation/detailview/artikel/german-arctic-policy-guidelines1/?tx_ttnews[backPid]=2838. Other international documents Declaration concerning the prevention of unregulated high seas fishing in the central Arctic Ocean (Canada, Denmark, Norway, Russian Federation, USA, 2015). Available at: https://www.regjeringen.no/globalassets/departementene/ud/vedlegg/folkerett/declarationon-arctic-fisheries-16-july-2015.pdf Declaration on the Protection of Arctic Environment (1991). Available at: http://www.arcticcouncil.org/index.php/en/about-us/arctic-council/history. International treaties Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982, relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks (4 August 1995, 2167 UNTS 88) [Fish Stocks Agreement]. Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982, 28 July 1994, 1836 UNTS 3. [Implementation Agreement] Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (16 November 1972, 1037 UNTS 152) [UNESCO World Heritage Convention]. Convention on Biological Diversity, 5 June 1992, 1760 UNTS 79 [CBD]. Convention on wetlands of international importance especially as waterfowl habitat, 2 February 1971, 996 UNTS 246 [Ramsar Convention]. International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, 2 December 1946, 161 UNTS 74 [Whaling Convention]. Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, 16 September 1987, 1522 3 [Montreal Protocol]. UNTS United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 10 December 1982, 1833 UNTS 3 [LOSC]. The Common Arctic