Nilsson to represent REXSAC at the Arctic Circle Assembly, 19-21 October

October 5th, 2018

The annual Arctic Circle Assembly is the largest annual international gathering on the Arctic, attended by more than 2000 participants from 60 countries. It is attended by heads of states and governments, ministers, members of parliaments, officials, experts, scientists, entrepreneurs, business leaders, indigenous representatives, environmentalists, students, activists and others from the growing international community of partners and participants interested in the future of the Arctic.

REXSAC researcher, Annika E. Nilsson will represent the project as a  panelist for the Breakout Session, “FUTURE OF THE ARCTIC COUNCIL: FORM AND FUNCTION”, organized by the UArctic Thematic Network on Geopolitics and Security, together with The Arctic Yearbook. Annika will then speak on the theme  Sustainable Development and Extractive Industries: Contradiction or Opportunity in Times of Rapid Change?


See here for more information about the Assembly and the program.



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