Polar law: Indigenous governance
Organized by: University of Akureyri 7. September 2017
This session presents four perspectives on indigenous governance in the Arctic and promotes indigenous self-determination.
Friday, October 13, 17:55 - 19:25
Location: Skarðsheiði, Third Level
Professor Ravna explains
- Emma Wilson, Director, ECW Energy Ltd.; Associate, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge: Indigenous Rights and Extractive Industries in the Arctic: Evaluation of International Ethical Standards and Guidelines
- Øyvind Ravna, Professor of Law, University of Tromsø: the Arctic University of Norway: How Norway Meets its Commitments to the Sámi under International Law: assessed by the most recent case law.
- Tanya Joona, Senior Researcher, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland: The Right to Education and Culture of Indigenous Sámi Children and Youth in Finland – Challenges of Urbanization.
- Melaina Sheldon, B.A., Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship Alumna, Gordon Foundation (Canada): We don’t want a brown version of the YTG, in Nän K'ałädàtth'ät (Changing times, continuing ways)
Apostolos Tsiouvalas, LL.M. Polar law candidate, University of Akureyri