Where: ASEAN Auditorium, The Fletcher School
YES, the Arctic is warming……………
YES, the Arctic holds 30% of the world’s untapped mineral resources………
NO, there is not an imminent race to riches among northern nations to exploit these untapped resources………..
OLAFUR RAGNAR GRIMSSON
President of Iceland
The ARCTIC: A NEW MODEL FOR GLOBAL COOPERATION
With responses – maybe challenges – from:
- Diplomat Pontus Melander of Sweden
- Economist Alexander Pilyasov of Russia
- Politician Mead Treadwell, Lt. Governor of Alaska
The wrap-up session of a two-day dialogue among government, business and media leaders from among the eight Arctic Council countries organized by the Murrow Center of the Fletcher School with cooperation from the Institute of the North in Anchorage, the Rasmuson Foundation, the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy of the Fletcher School and the government of Norway.
More information here.