Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


iassa logoThe Arctic Resilience Forum 2020 will be held online as a series of ten weekly 1,5 hours long webinars starting this Wednesday,
October 7, 2020. The Forum is hosted by the Icelandic Chairmanship and co-organized by the Sustainable Development Working Group and the Arctic Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center. You can find the weekly schedule below and register on the dedicated event website hosted by the Belfer Center. Simultaneous Russian interpretation will be provided for all sessions. We hope that you will join us and we appreciate you sharing this information with your networks.

Arctic Resilience Forum weekly schedule:

The Arctic Resilience Forum will be convened every Wednesday from 11:30am – 1:00pm (EST) beginning October 7, 2020.

The online series seeks to engage a broad audience in conversations about how to build the resilience of Arctic communities and ecosystems across a variety of focus areas, including: 

October 7:  Indigenous Youth Leadership
October 14:  Food Security
October 21:  Renewable Energy
October 28:  Human Health and Pandemics (this session will be part of the SDWG Plenary meeting)
November 11:  Broadband Connectivity
November 18:  Gender
November 25:  Socio-Ecological Resilience
December 9:  Infrastructure
December 16:  Working Together in the Arctic: Indigenous and Western Knowledge System

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