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Actors and patterns of cooperation and conflict
Russia, Norway and the High North - Past, Present, Future
The United States in the 21 Century Arctic
Defining an Interest: The European Union and the High North
The Power of Energy
Law of the Sea and Ocean Governance
Climate Change and Environmental Protection

Arctic resources and regional security

In September, Arctic resources, regional security in the North and Baltic Sea was discussed at the Riga conference


Arctic resources and regional stability was on the agenda of this years Riga conference on Friday 14 September. The participants in the panel discussion included: 

  • Prof. Nikita Lomagin, Deputy Head of World Economy Department, Faculty of Economics St.Petersburg State University, and Member of Steering Committee of the Northern Research Forum
  • Ambassador Gustaf Lind, Swedish Ambassador for the Arctic, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden
  • Ms. Alyson Bailes, Visiting Professor, University of Iceland in Reykjavik
  • Mr. Steffen Weber, Secretary General of the EU Arctic Forum; Expert Adviser on the Arctic Report
  • Commentator:  Dr. Arthur Chilingarov, Special represenattive of the President of the Russian Federation for international cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctic
  • Moderator: Mr. Andreas Klein, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Representative to the Baltic States

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