International science and policy conference:

THE ECOSYSTEM APPROACH TO MANAGEMENT: STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION IN THE ARCTIC

ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Ecosystem Approach to Management: Status of Implementation in the Arctic conference will bring together experts and practitioners to examine the scientific, policy and indigenous understandings and experience of the ecosystem approach to management in the eighteen Large Marine Ecosystems of the Arctic and corresponding terrestrial areas. Topics to be addressed include scientific elements such as Integrated Ecosystem Assessment, as well as national policies such as Integrated Arctic Management and the Inuvialuit Settlement Agreement that are designed to carry out integrated management in an adaptive fashion. Proceedings from the conference will be presented to the ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council in spring 2017.

Please see the conference announcement for more details including conference objectives, themes and outcomes.

TO SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT: Please send abstracts of presentations (up to 500 words) to eaconference [AT] pame [DOT] is by April 5, 2016.

REGISTRATION: Click here to register. No registration fee before May 1, 2016! May! For planning purposes we appreciate early registration.

Co-conveners

   

Arctic Council

The Arctic Council is a high level intergovernmental forum to provide a means for promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic States, with the involvement of the Arctic Indigenous communities and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues, in particular issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic.  Arctic Council Member States are Canada, Denmark (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands), Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russian Federation, Sweden, and the United States of America. In addition to the Member States, the Arctic Council has the category of Permanent Participants who include the Arctic Athabaskan Council (AAC), Aleut International Association (AIA), Gwich'in Council International (GGI), Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North (RAIPON) and the Saami Council (SC). For more information: www.arctic-council.org 


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