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Stockholm Arctic Seminar and Book Launch

9 January, 2014

Welcome to a seminar and the launch of When the Ice Breaks, a book on media and the politics of Arctic climate change 21 January 2014.  The Arctic sea ice reached record lows in 2007, and again in 2012. In the international news media, these moments were reflected via striking images of polar bears and crumbling … Read more

30 million SEK towards new programme on a sustainable Arctic

2 January, 2014

Mistra reached a decision to invest 30 million crowns over four years towards a new Arctic research programmme, Mistra Arctic Sustainable Development. The research will focus on providing a nuanced picture of local and subnational governance challenges in the European Arctic mainland. The aim is to increase the capacity of local and regional decision makers … Read more

Arctic Opportunities and Challenges- invitation to a Norden-in-Focus seminar at the riksdag

2 December, 2013

On 15 May 2013 Sweden’s term as chairman of the Arctic Council came to an end with the handover of the chairmanship to Canada. What has the Swedish presidency achieved and what priorities can be identified for  future Arctic cooperation? This will be the central topic of discussion with senior policy makers and Arctic officials … Read more