3rd High-Level Dialogue on SDGs in the Arctic: Canada

Date: 2017-12-05 19:00:00 PM - 2017-12-05 21:00:00 PM
Venue: TSC 1.22, Stohn Hall, Trent University, 1600 West Bank Drive, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Event Website: https://www.trentu.ca/bess/news-events/20191

On 5 December 2017, Polar Research and Policy Initiative (UK), together with the School of the Environment and the Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies at Trent University, co-hosted a panel discussion on ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Arctic’ at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. Our Official Airline Partner was FirstAir and our Official Hospitality Partner was Peterborough Inn & Suites Hotel. The session focused on regional governance mechanisms in the North, featured as the 3rd High-Level Dialogue in our ‘SDGs in the Arctic’ Dialogue Series and was the first of the high-level dialogues to be held in Canada. 

Welcome Address

Asaf Zohar, Chair, Business Administration and Sustainability Studies, Trent University

Land Acknowledgement

Mike Eamon, Principal, Catherine Parr Traill College, Trent University; Adjunct Professor, Frost Centre for Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies


Inuuteq Holm Olsen, Minister Plenipotentiary for Greenland in the US and Canada
Tony Penikett, Former Premier of Yukon
Tom Hutchinson, Former Chair, Canadian Polar Commission; Professor Emeritus, Trent University
Dawn Lavell-Harvard, Director, First Peoples House of Learning; Former President, Native Women’s Association of Canada
Chris FurgalProfessor, Trent University
Heather Nicol, Professor, Trent University
Eva Wu, Co-Founder, N0rth in Focus Mental Health Organization

Chair: David Newhouse, Chair, Indigenous Studies, Trent University; Co-Chair, Trent Aboriginal Education Council

Closing Address

Dwayne Ryan Menezes, Founder and Director, Polar Research and Polar Initiative


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