The European Commission and the Government of Greenland will jointly organise the EU Arctic Forum and Indigenous Peoples’ Dialogue in Nuuk, Greenland, on 8-9 February 2023. Snowchange staff and Steering Members in attendance.
The European Commission and the Government of Greenland will jointly organise the EU Arctic Forum and Indigenous Peoples’ Dialogue in Nuuk, Greenland, on 8-9 February 2023.
High-level representatives from the European Commission, the EU External Action Service and the Government of Greenland will host the event.
A broad range of Arctic stakeholders representing governments, international organisations, civil society, industry, research, indigenous and local communities will feed into the discussions. Youth perspectives will feature prominently throughout the event.
The EU Arctic Forum (8 February) will provide an opportunity to assess recent developments in the Arctic and to discuss challenges ahead. It will look at some of the achievements of the EU Arctic policy in recent years and will continue to provide a strategic outlook for the years to come. The Indigenous Peoples’ Dialogue (9 February) will offer a platform for discussion on Arctic matters affecting Indigenous Peoples.
The EU Arctic Forum and Indigenous Peoples’ Dialogue will include keynote addresses and panel sessions focusing on international cooperation, sustainable and inclusive economic development in the Arctic, human and societal matters, addressing the risks and challenges posed by climate change, Arctic partnerships, or research, innovation and Arctic knowledge.
Snowchange Steering Group member, Sámi Council President Aslak Holmberg will present during the week as well as Tero Mustonen. Several Indigenous delegates and researchers, including from the Arctic Passion, will attend.