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Security and governance in the global Arctic: Nordic and international perspectives

Matchpoint seminar Aarhus University, 12-13 November, 2015

Matchpoint seminar Aarhus University, 12-13 November, 2015

The Arctic region has risen on the global agenda during the last two decades. As the ice is thinning and shrinking, it is opening the Arctic for more activity – including the extraction of oil and gas, sea transportation, fishing, mining and energy intensive industries – but also challenging the military, environmental, social and human security of the Arctic region and its peoples.

The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for policy-makers and academics to deliberate on how the security, resilience and sustainability of the globalized Arctic region and its peoples may be enhanced and what instruments of governance may most suitably contribute to that. 

Read more at: http://matchpoints.au.dk/

Call for papers are now open.

Read also: http://politiken.dk/debat/kroniken/ECE2502019/lad-os-styrke-det-nordiske-samarbejde/