Arctic and International Relations

Arctic and International Relations is a Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS)-wide initiative, led by the Canadian Studies Center to address the Arctic as an emerging global region and actor on the world stage.
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Jackson School News: Arctic Studies

Energy Summit and My Carbon Footprint

October 19, 2017

Posted by: monick

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As I fly over the southern tip of Greenland en route to the Arctic Energy Summit (September 18–20, 2017 in Helsinki, Finland), I can’t help but reflect on the unique

Does Québec Need the Arctic Council?

September 6, 2017

Posted by: monick

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At the 2014 Arctic Circle Assembly, in front of more than 2,000 participants from 50 countries, Philippe Couillard, premier of Québec, highlighted the province’s commitment to Arctic matters, stating, “We

Asian Tiger Meets the Polar Bear

August 31, 2017

Posted by: monick

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Russia planting its flag on the seabed under the North Pole during the Arktika 2007 expedition marked the unofficial beginning of the so-called ‘Arctic cold rush’ or ‘race to the