The EU Arctic Forum is organised in Umeå, Sweden, on 3-4 October 2019. The EU Arctic Forum provides an opportunity to assess recent developments in the Arctic and to discuss the challenges ahead. With a broad range of Arctic stakeholders representing governments, international organisations, civil society, industry, research, indigenous and local communities will feed into the discussion. Heidar Gudjonsson, AEC Chair is participating in a session on “Sustainable Arctic”.

The forum builds upon the current and privious EU Arctic policy and will provide a strategic outlook for the years to come. The focus will be on international cooperation, the climate-environment-ocean nexus, sustainable investments, and connectivity in the Arctic.

The event is jointly organized by the European Commission, the European External Action Service, and the Government of Sweden. The program is available here