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August 17, 2020

August 26th: Arctic Policy Study Group

Arctic Policy Study Group

The Ocean Between Us:
Governance and Cooperation in Arctic Waters

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am


This program has sold out.
Video will be made available after the program.
With ever increasing human activity and rising geopolitical tensions, the interests of arctic nations and states converge in the Arctic Ocean.  What governance structures are in place to regulate activities in arctic waters? How can stakeholders establish efforts to dissipate tensions and ensure cooperation in the arctic?

Join Commonwealth North and the Polar Institute at The Wilson Center for a discussion about the future of Arctic Ocean governance, the Central Arctic Oceans Agreement, perspectives on international cooperation, Alaska's role in cooperative efforts, and international fisheries issues that impact Alaska.
Michael Sfraga (confirmed)
Director, Polar Institute
The Wilson Center 
Ambassador David Balton (confirmed)
Senior Fellow, Polar Institute;
Former Ambassador for Oceans and Fisheries, U.S. Department of State
THANKS to our Arctic Collaborator and Session Host:
Arctic Policy Study Group
The Arctic Policy Study Group typically meets weekly on Wednesdays (usually at 8 a.m.) throughout the summer and early fall. Please join us to explore the issues critical to the region and our state.
How to Zoom
You can join us from any computer, smart phone, or tablet by clicking the link emailed to you after registration. If you plan to connect by tablet or smartphone, I recommend visiting Zoom.com prior to the program to download the app. You can watch this tutorial for more information.