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Arctic Encounter : Soirée des think tanks sur l’Arctique

"Arctic think tanks Night"

2 décembre 2015

Organized in partnership with the Paris-based Observatoire des Think Tanks, AEP’s "Arctic Think Tanks Night" will take the form of a high-level debate on the impact of climate change on Arctic security and defence. The evening will feature a 90-minutes debate titled "Arctic Wars : Climate Change & Security in the High North" as well as two keynote presentations on "France in the New Arctic" and "The Arctic in Maritime History".

Gathering 6 Arctic policy experts from renowned think tanks coming from Norway, China, France, Canada and the USA, AEP’s "Arctic Think Tanks Night" will discuss the latest developments in military and security affairs in the Arctic and future credible threats.

6:30pm-6:45 • WELCOME REMARKS

Selim ALLILI - President of Observatoire des think tanks

6:45-7:00 • OPENING KEYNOTE "France in the New Arctic" by Mikå Mered — President, French Polar Cluster

7:00-8:20 • DEBATE : "Arctic Wars : Climate Change & Security in the High North" with :

• Hon. Aleqa Hammond, former Premier of Greenland ; member of the Danish Parliament representing Greenland

• Dr. Marc Lanteigne, Senior research fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Studies (NUPI), Oslo, Norway

• Anita Parlow, Advisor to the Harvard-MIT Arctic Fisheries Project ; consultant to the Northern Sea Route Shipping Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington D.C., USA

• Commander David Slayton*, Director, Arctic Security Initiative, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, USA

• Maatalii Okalik, President, National Inuit Youth Council, Canada

8:20-8:30pm • CLOSING KEYNOTE "The Arctic in Maritime History" by Sabine Marie Provost, General director, Océanides project

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