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Conference on: "Arctic Marine Resource Governance"


Conference on: "Arctic Marine Resource Governance"
Reykjavik, Iceland, 14th-16th of October 2015
The conference is part of the project: Marine Resource Governance in the Arctic, financially supported by Nordic Council of Ministers’ Arctic Co-operation Programme, the Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Carlsberg Foundation

Confirmed Keynote speakers:
Vincent Gallucci, School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences, Univ. of Washington
Sue Moore, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
Tore Henriksen, University of Tromsø, Norway
Amalie Jessen, Ministry of Fisheries, Hunting and Agriculture, Government of Greenland
Alan Haynie, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Parnuna Egede, Inuit Circumpolar Council – Greenland
Rosemary Reyfuse, UNSW Australia and Lund University

Conference Themes:
The ecosystem changes underway in the Arctic region are expected to have significant impacts on living resources in both the short and long run, and current actions and policies adopted over such resource governance will have serious and ultimately irreversible consequences in the near and long terms. The themes of the conference will be:
1. Global management and institutions for Arctic marine resources
2. Resource stewards and users: local and indigenous co-management
3. Governance gaps in Arctic marine resource management
4. Multi-scale, ecosystem-based, Arctic marine resource management
Discussion of the themes and sample questions of interest can be found in the extended call through

Read more in the attached invitation or visit our Arctic website under Workshops and Conferences.

Questions and registration? Do not hesitate to contact Irene Nygaard at