Arctic Report March 31, 2017

The North American Arctic: Building a Vision for Regional Collaboration – The Wilson Center
hearing to Examine the United States’ Increasing Dependence on Foreign Sources of Minerals and Opportunities to Rebuild and Improve the Supply Chain in the United States – Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources
Oversight Hearing on ESA Consultation Impediments to Economic Development – House Committee on Natural Resources
Hearing to Examine the Potential for Infrastructure Improvements to Create Jobs and Reduce the Cost of Living Through All-Of-The-Above Energy and Mineral Production in Alaska – Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

One Arctic: U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council

April 27-28, 2016 – The Wilson Center, Washington, D.C. The World Policy Institute’s Arctic in Context initiative, in collaboration with Trent University, the University of Washington, and the Woodrow Wilson Center, hosted a two-day symposium exploring the concept of “One Arctic” from the point of view of the U.S. agenda, and how it fits into […]

Arctic Economic Development Forum

April 6, 2016 – Wilson Center, Washington, DC The Wilson Center’s Polar Initiative and Institute of the North co-hosted a forum that addressed the potential for Arctic economic development, the barriers in regional development facing the Arctic, and the paths toward greater economic prosperity in the far north.  The goal of the forum was to […]

From the Bottom Up: Human Security in the Arctic

March 14, 2016 – The Wilson Center, Washington, D.C. The Wilson Center hosted an event, “From the Bottom Up: Human Security in the Arctic”, featuring Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, professor of international relations at the University of Tromsø—The Arctic University of Norway. — Please subscribe or sign in to read the full story.

Arctic Leadership – From Washington to Helsinki

March 11, 2016 – Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, D.C. With the U.S. mid-way through its chairmanship of the Arctic Council before Finland takes over, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a conversation between two sitting ambassadors, the Honorable Charles Adams of the U.S. and the Honorable Kirsti Kauppi of Finland, as well […]