The Arctic Institute released an article titled, “Russia’s Arctic Strategy: An Analysis of the Role of Diplomatic, Cooperative, and Domestic Policies.” The article reads in part as follows;
Interview: Finland’s ambassador sees understanding of climate change as top concern in Arctic
XINHUANET published an article online titled, “Interview: Finland’s ambassador sees understanding of climate change as top concern in Arctic.” The article reads in part as follows;
“While the vision of accelerated development in the Arctic region is close at hand, Finland’s Arctic ambassador Aleksi Harkonen said Monday the biggest challenges concerning the international cooperation on Arctic issues were related to the climate change.
In an interview with Xinhua, he described the challenge was in “how to make the Arctic perspectives better known in the global efforts to mitigate climate change, how to help the Arctic inhabitants adapt to the expected changes, and how to make the Arctic communities more resilient to meet the challenges posed by the warming climate”.
The Arctic Sounder published an article titled, “In Brief.” The article reads as follows;
“The third-annual Tribal Governance Symposium is coming to the University of Alaska Fairbanks later this month.
‘We want to push boundaries in conversations and work together to find solutions to challenges facing Alaska Native communities and advance tribal governance’, said First Alaskans Institute’s Alaska Native Policy Center Director Andrea Sanders, in a release. Sanders helps organize the conference alongside UAF faculty.
This year’s title and theme is Land-Water-Life, and will feature keynotes by a member of the Lake and Peninsula Borough Assembly, the president of the Igiugig Tribal Village Council and a Māori iwi negotiator from New Zealand.