Jokkmokk Winter Conference Feb. 2014 on its way – register now

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Jokkmokk Winter Conference on climate change, energy and sustainable development is an annual international forum for students, decision makers, entrepreneurs and opinion builders from Northern Europe, North America and Russia. The conference offers a natural meeting point for those working with climate change and an opportunity for developing new strategies and initiatives for the North. The Saami perspective and reindeer herding is an important pillar for the conference. The recommendations and demands raised in the conference are handed over and discussed with governmental representatives from Sweden, Norway, Finland, Russia, Canada and the US. The conference is based on a successful cooperation with research institutions such as the University of Tromsö, the University of Lapland and the Northern Research Foru.

Click here to view the draft programme and register on the website.

Main targets:

  • building a platform for networking and transnational cooperation on sustainable development in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic regions
  • bridging the gap between climate and energy research and implementation in practice
  • forming new collaborations and partnerships between business, research institutions and municipalities
  • learning more about indigenous knowledge and how climate change affects the lives of the people

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