Programme preliminary findingsSome preliminary conclusions from programme research (January 2011)
As the programme has come half-way through its research period, a substantial number of studies have been carried through, and some preliminary findings identified. You can read some preliminary findings for
Arctic Council met in Ilulissat
Meeting of Senior Arctic Officials:
On 28-29 April the Senior Arctic Officials of the Arctic Council met in Ilulissat,
Click here to retrieve the draft agenda of the meeting, and visit the Arctic Council web site for more information.
Arctic summit in Canada
News: 29 March the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs hosted a five-nation Arctic summit.
Barents Rescue 2009 and emergency preparedness in the High North
Expert comment: On September 8-10 the international Barents Rescue 2009 exercise was held. The exercise is intended to increase practical cooperation on search and rescue (SAR) and handling of acute pollution. The High North comprises vast areas that have a harsh climate and little infrastructure. Conducting rescue operations with scarce resources is challenging and demands multilateral cooperation. The biannual Barents Rescue exercise is a productive initiative. But are we sufficiently prepared to manage the increased activity in the High North?