Broadband Connectivity is on the agenda when the AEC’s Connectivity Working Group is collaborating with the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group on a webinar on the 11th of November.
Arctic region is one of the most sensitive areas in the world that is affected by global challenges such as climate change, loss of biodiversity, and poverty. The ability to build resilience and adapt to the changing world is the key to sustainable development. The Arctic Resilience Forum encourages collaboration and adaptation that is much needed in the Arctic region.
AEC’s Connectivity Working Group is led by Dr. Pam Lloyd. Together with the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group their webinar on Broadband Connectivity will focus on the connectivity’s importance for poverty reduction, information exchange, and economic improvements in the Arctic Region.
Arctic Resilience Forum is taking place from the beginning of October to the middle of December 2020. The 2020 Forum is hosted by the Icelandic Chairmanship of the Arctic Council and co-organized by the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group and the Arctic Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center. The topics discussed include Indigenous Youth Leadership, Food Security, Renewable Energy, Human Health and Pandemics, Broadband Connectivity, Gender, Socio-Ecological resilience, Infrastructure, and Respecting Traditional Knowledge System.
The webinar on Broadband Connectivity will take place on the 11th of November. Registration and more information about the Arctic Resilience Forum is here.