Proceedings of ‘SDGs in the Arctic’ High-Level Dialogue Series, Session I: Arctic Circle Assembly 2017, Iceland


Session 1 Date: 14 October 2017 Venue: Arctic Circle Assembly 2017, Reykjavik, Iceland Download PDF: SDGs in the Arctic –

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The Arctic Between Hype and Reality


By Henry Bartelet and Kenty Dubois As the climate is warming and the ice is melting, the Arctic has regained

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Arctic Hyperloop: The End of Shipping?


Figure 1: Concept Image – Hyperloop One © ‘Hyperloop is the definitive 21st century transportation solution, not only for the

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Lessons From the Arctic About Russia


President Vladimir Putin meeting in March 2017 with President of Iceland Guðni Jóhannesson at the International Arctic Forum in Arkhangelsk, Russia.

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The Significance of the Arctic Council’s 2017 Ministerial Meeting


Secretary Tillerson Poses for a Family Photo With Principal Participants and Heads of Delegation at the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial

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US Arcticness 150 Years After the Alaska Purchase


The 7.2 million USD check used to pay for Alaska On March 30, 1867, when the Treaty of Cession was

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A Second Opportunity? Mechanisms of Renewed Russia’s Arctic Colonisation


Panoramic view of Murmansk, Russia. Photo via euno – Flickr Although Canada and the U.S. announced their resolute positions towards

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Icebreakers: An Overview


As the Arctic ice cap retreats further north every summer, the Arctic Ocean becomes an ever more enticing area for

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How has cooperation in the Arctic survived Western-Russian Geopolitical Tension?


With two strokes of a pen followed by rapturous applause from the Kremlin audience, Russia formally annexed Crimea on 18 March

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Cooperation between Russia and China in the Arctic


This presentation was delivered at the 2016 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik by Professor Valery Konyshev, Professor at the School of

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Whose Fish? Looking at Svalbard’s Fisheries Protection Zone


When looking at Svalbard, one needs to appreciate its history to understand the unique position that it holds in the

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BRICS in the Arctic: Views on the Arctic Circle Assembly Panel, by Sergio Trindade


The fourth Arctic Circle Assembly took place in Reykjavík on 7-9 October 2016. More than 2 thousand people attended. This

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