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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

Security Conference 2012 in Bodø

Security Conference 2012 held 25-26 October in Bodø, Norway, discussed new and traditional security challenges in the High North from a Norwegian and international perspective.

Geopolitics in the High North researchers were among participants:

  • Rolf Tamnes, Programme Leader, Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies, Norway
  • Kristine Offerdal, Programme Manager, Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies, Norway
  • Heather Conley, Work package 3 Leader, CSIS, USA
  • Pavel Kimovich Baev, Associated individual, Research Professor at the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO)
  • Whitney Lackenbauer, Associated Individual, University of Waterloo

The conference was organised by the Foreign Minister's Advisory Committee on Security Policy.

Video notes from the conference are now available here.

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  The GeoPolitics in the High North research programme is now terminated, and the programme website will be preserved through 2016, but not updated.
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