The Protective and Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACE) Knowledge Exchange, is set to take place virtually on November 25th, 12:00-3:30 EST. This event will include a short presentation concerning PACEs, followed by a group discussion to set priority areas where PACEs could be applied to Arctic Indigenous youth mental wellness and expanded in a circumpolar context. This event will launch the SDWG’s work on PACEs, serve as a brainstorming session, and will prepare us for a fulsome PACE Forum at Arctic Circle 2022. Attendees will include community organizations and Arctic youth engaged in mental wellness advocacy, as well as researchers working on or interested in protective and adverse childhood experiences and Indigenous Arctic youth wellbeing. Please contact email@example.com by November 22nd to register.
This session will explore various dimensions of renewable energy in the Arctic, including perspectives from local and Indigenous communities, private and public sectore and the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group.
Online (14:00 – 15:30 GMT, 9:00 – 10:30 am EDT)
Canada's Head of Delegation to the SDWG, Sarah Cox, will participate as a speaker and discuss SDWG work related for Arctic food security and innovation.
Rovaniemi, Finland and online
The SDWG's Co-Vice Chair, Sólrún Svandal, will participate as a speaker in this seminar, which will focus on the role of municipalities in Arctic governance.
The issues discussed during the seminar include but are not limited to:
Rovaniemi, Finland and Online (10:00-16:00 EET)
Thursday, November 11 2021 (09:30-10:45 CET)
Panel Session: Fostering An Inclusive Policy
Gender Eqaulity in the Arctic Technical Project Lead, Embla Eir Oddsdottir, talks about past, present and future work of the SDWG Gender Eqaulity in the Arctic Project.
Brussels, Belgium and online
By invitation only.
The SDWG initiatives will be profiled in serveral Arctic Circle sessions, including:
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Breakout Session 10:15-11:15 - Arctic Council: Snapshoot of a success story
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Breakout Session 10:00-10:55 - A Carbon Neutral Arctic: How Micro-Projects Are Leading the Way
Plenary Session 12:45-15:40 - V. Blue Economy: Solutions to the Challenges in Our Food Systems
Plenary Session 15:55-17:15 - IV. Arctic Cities Crisis Management: Lessons From COVID-19
The SDWG's Gender Equality in the Arctic III Project (GEA III) will be profiled during a session entitled Women’s Dialogue on Developing the Arctic on Friday, 15 October from 12:30 to 1400 MSK. The work of GEA III experts Marya Rozanova-Smith and Andrey Petrov from the Gender Equality in the Arctic Report III 2021 will be presented. Watch the session online HERE.
Join Gwich'in Council International for a presentation on food security initiatives in Gwich'in communities in Canada and Alaska. Rena Squirrel has been working on the SDWG Project: Arctic Food Innovation Cluster and wants to share her research with you!
The FREE ONLINE presentation will cover:
The SDWG's project Digitalization of Linguistic and Cultural Heritage of Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic is profiled in two sessions. One session that provides an overview of the project and another focused specifically on Intellectual Property Rights and Digitalization of Arctic Indigenous Peoples Language and Culture. Videos of these sessions are available HERE.
Yakutsk, Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
The Russian Federation's new Chair of the Social, Economic and Cultural Expert Group (SECEG) hosts a Roundtable on Resilience of Indigenous Peoples, Cities and Businesses in the Arctic. This event took place as part of the an emergency response exercise organized by the Russian Federation in Murmansk from 7-8 September. Learn more HERE.
Murmansk, Russia and Online