Although the name of the agreement on scientific cooperation is expected to be relevant, it is more about the movement of human beings and equipment for scientific purposes between Arctic States and would support a scientific programme on the high seas of the central Arctic Ocean governed by the freedom of marine research within the framework of the Convention on the Law of the Sea, Not relevant. Accession is a notable difference between these three agreements negotiated under the auspices of the Arctic Council and the Central Fisheries Agreement on the Arctic Ocean. The signatories to the Fisheries Agreement do not reflect the accession of the Arctic Council, but are composed of Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark, Norway, the Russian Federation, the United States, Iceland, China, Japan, Korea and the European Union. . . .