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Workshop: Governance of Arctic marine areas

Updated programme 13 May

2016.02.26 | Susanna Pakkasmaa

Date Thu 26 May
Time 09:50 17:00
Location Aarhus University, Department of Law, building 1410, room 247
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Governance of Arctic marine areas with focus on Denmark and Greenland


9:50 Opening words Ellen Margrethe Basse, Aarhus University

10:00 Jurisdiction and Governance in the Arctic

Experiences and expectations regarding the submissions from the Kingdom of Denmark to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf Henning Dobson Fugleberg Knudsen, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Legal framework for civil liability in the Arctic marine areas Kristina Siig, University of Southern Denmark

Challenges for marine security in Arctic sea ice covered areas under climate change regime Søren Rysgaard, Aarhus University

11:15-11:30 Coffee break

11:30 Governance of oil and gas activities in the European Arctic marine areas Ellen Margrethe Basse, Aarhus University and Cécile Pelaudeix, Aarhus University

Governance of the High seas: the Declaration concerning the prevention of unregulated high seas fishing in the central Arctic ocean Cécile Pelaudeix, Aarhus University

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Arctic actors and their instruments

The Inuit perspectives on Arctic Ocean Governance – some examples from Canada Natalia Loukacheva, University of Northern British Columbia

Private actors in the regulation of Arctic shipping Katerina Peterkova, Aarhus University

Impact benefit agreements in Greenland Bent Ole Mortensen, University of Southern Denmark

Local receptions of offshore oil exploration on the northwest coast of Greenland Pelle Tejsner, Aarhus University

14:40-15:40 Open discussion and concluding remarks

15:40-17:00 Coffee and drinks

Workshop programme



Arctic Research Centre, Speech
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