The entire Arctic Frontiers conference is streamed onto the web. Here you can watch ICR Director Anders Oskal keynote presentation to the conference on Tuesday, January 17. Scroll to 1:40:13
At the recent EALLIN Executive Summary Release event held at the Arctic Frontiers meeting in Tromso, young reindeer herders had the chance to meet with and discuss with the renowned Artur Chilingarov, the First Vice-President of the Russian Geographical Society, Special Envoy on Arctic and Antarctic affairs for the President of the Russian Federation, Hero of USSR and the Russian Federation. They discussed the Arctic Council EALLIN project and challenges facing today by young reindeer herders. Artur Chilingarov was a key-note speaker at the Arctic Frontiers conference
TV 2 featured two pieces on the launch of the EALLIN Executive Summary with Prince Albert on Monday, at the Arctic Frontiers conference which is being held in Tromso.
One story interviewed Prince Albert and why he was interested in supporting young indigenous peoples and the other a longer interview with ICR Director, Anders Oskal. You can download the EALLIN Executive Summary here
Major international conference Arctic Frontiers 2014 has taken place in the city of Tromsø, on the north of Norway, from 19th to 24th of January. This 8th edition of the annual conference was dedicated to “Humans in the Arctic”. Arctic Frontiers is organized as an independent network and a leading meeting place for pan-arctic issues. The conference brought together around one thousand participants among them were representatives from science, politics, business, civil society, and indigenous peoples, all to discuss development on the north.
19th of January 2014, Arctic Frontiers started in Tromsø, Northern Norway. The annual conference is being held from 19-24 of January, with the title ‘Humans in the Arctic’ and two main themes: ‘Health, society and environment’ and ‘Maritime operational challenges’.
Arctic Frontiers is an international arena addressing development in the Arctic. The conference discusses how upcoming opportunities and challenges may be handled to ensure viable economic growth and societal and environmental sustainability. The conference brings together representatives from science, politics, business, civil society and media, also attracting indigenous peoples.