The program is available for the international workshop on Indigenous youth leadership “Advance Resilience in Arctic Communities” during Arendal Week August 15-19, 2022. The workshop is organized by International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry (ICR), UArctic EALAT Institute (UEI) and World Reindeer Herders in unique cooperation with the Arctic Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center, the Maritime Studies Program at Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the Boaššu Arctic Indigenous Peoples’ Innovation FoodLab. Organizers are committed to empowering Reindeer Herding and Indigenous youth to be leaders in their communities.
20 Arctic Indigenous youth from USA, Canada, Greenland, Norway and Sweden will meet in Arendal, Norway next week to learn about and share common experiences and differences in about impacts of climate change on Arctic communities and ecosystems with particular attention to food systems, permafrost thaw, social-ecological resilience and gain skills in communications and crisis management.
Photo by Andreas Ausland, International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry