Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


On March 21, Russian International Affairs Council will host an expert discussion titled “Science Diplomacy: US-Russia Cooperation in the Arctic”.
The meeting will be broadcasted online at 12:00

Paul Berkman, Coordinator, Arctic Options and Pan-Arctic Options; Professor of Practice in Science Diplomacy, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Director, US-Russia Relations Project, Carnegie Corporation, will deliver the key speech at the event.
Leading Russian experts on international cooperation in the Arctic will take part in the discussion.


Discussion Points:

● The Arctic on the international agenda: geopolitical interests, sustainable development and ever-increasing research
● Russia–US cooperation in the Arctic against the background of Russia–West crisis
● Promoting connections between science, diplomacy and technology on the path to good governance and informed decision-making
● Science diplomacy as a way to reduce tension and build common Russia-US interests
● Interaction between scholars on the Polar issues: prospects for joint Russia-US research and multilateral formats


Working Language: English

The meeting will be broadcasted online at RIAC’s website.
You may send your question to the key speaker at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or RIAC’s Facebook page and we will be glad to voice it.


Russian International Affairs Council

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