Poland in the Arctic: Interview with Ambassador Andrzej Misztal


Alisa Musanovic  Today, I’m with Ambassador Andrzej Misztal, who is Poland’s Arctic Ambassador. Could you start off by telling us

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Latvia’s Arctic Connections: Interview with Mārtiņš Vargulis


Alisa Musanovic  Today’s interview is with Mārtiņš Vargulis, a researcher at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs and lecturer at Riga Stradiņš

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The Estonian Polar Club: Interview with Katrin Savomägi


Alisa Musanovic  Today I’m with Katrin Savomägi, who is the Managing Director of the Estonian Polar Club. Could you start

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Czech-in the Arctic: Interview with Jan Dusik


Alisa Musanovic  I’m with Jan Dusík, who is currently the Interim Director of the Arctic Programme at the Worldwide Fund

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Estonia in the Arctic: Interview with Ambassador Märt Volmer


Alisa Musanovic  Today, I’m with Märt Volmer, who is the Undersecretary for European Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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One Arctic or Two? Polar Geopolitics in the Wake of the Ukraine Conflict


Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State, and Sergei Lavrov, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, speak at the 12th Arctic Council

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Latvia in the Arctic: Interview with State Secretary Andris Pelšs


Alisa Musanovic  Today’s interview is with Andris Pelšs, who is the Secretary of State of the Latvian Ministry of Foreign

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Poland’s Polar Policy: Interview with Dr Michał Łuszczuk


Alisa Musanovic  Today I’m with Michał Łuszczuk, who is a Member of the National Committee on Polar Research at the

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Cold Climate Research in Poland: Interview with Dr Mateusz Strzelecki, University of Wrocław


University of Wroclaw Collection Alisa Musanovic  Today I’m with Dr Mateusz C. Strzelecki, a researcher at the University of Wrocław,

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Estonia and the Arctic: Interview with Prof Rein Vaikmäe


Alisa Musanovic  Today I’d like to welcome Prof Rein Vaikmäe, Professor Emeritus at Tallinn University of Technology, Chairman of the

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Czech-Arctic Connections: Interview with Amb. Zdeněk Lyčka


Photo by Hasse Ferrold. Alisa Musanovic  I’m with Zdeněk Lyčka, who is the co-ordinator of the annual Czech Arctic Festival.

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Third Pole’s View on the North Pole – India’s Arctic Policy


Kanagavalli Suryanarayanan The Arctic Policy of India, titled ‘India’s Arctic Policy: Building a Partnership for Sustainable Development’, has been published

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The Ukraine Invasion signals an earthquake in Arctic and Nordic politics


A member of the Territorial Defense Forces of Ukraine stands inside the damaged Kharkiv regional administration building in the aftermath

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Nordic Plus: International Cooperation in the Arctic enters a New Era


Image: 11th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting. © Arctic Council/Flickr. Prof Dr Stefan Kirchner MJI Research Professor of Arctic Law; Head

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A Peaceful Arctic Does Not Mean a Neutral One


Leslie Canavera CEO PolArctic LLC As business leaders, we share the weight of encouraging nations to maintain an equilibrium that

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Arctic Security and the Russia-Ukraine War: The View from Norway


Sergey Lavrov, Russian Federation’s Foreign Minister, signing the Reykjavik Declaration at the 12th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in 2021. ©

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The War on Ukraine: Consequences for Finland and the Arctic


Pro-Ukraine protect in Trafalgar Square, London. © Alisdare Hickson/Flickr Prof Timo Koivurova Research Professor Arctic Centre, University of Lapland On

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Why should Bangladesh seek an observer seat on the Arctic Council?


Prof Kamrul Hossain The Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum comprising the eight circumpolar Arctic states – Canada, Denmark,

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A Radioactive Limit – What is next for Greenlandic mineral extraction?


© Mikkel Schøler Mikkel Schøler The Kuannersuit mining project hearing is officially still underway with a September 13 deadline. Still,

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Finland’s New Strategy for Arctic Policy


Nina Brander, Secretary General of the Arctic Advisory Board in the Strategy Department of the Finnish Prime Minister’s Office and

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