this project will focus specifically on the theme of impacts of thawing permafrost and explore critical issues including wetland degradation, landslides, coastal erosion, infrastructure deterioration, food and energy security, and contamination of drinking water.
The overall Project goal is to strengthen academia, public authorities, professionals & business community collaboration, enhance knowledge, provide international in-depth understanding and develop expertise in the areas of shared interest between Arctic countries in the field of preservation and popularization of the Arctic architectural heritage.
This project will provide a timely and comprehensive synthesis of issues and themes related to COVID-19 in the Arctic through the production of a report.
Building on the Gender Equality in the Arctic III (GEA III) Pan-Arctic Report, GEA IV will consist of two main components:
Advance gender equality in the Arctic by mainstreaming gender-based analysis in the work of the Arctic Council
Share wisdom and knowledge, an Indigenous-led component focusing on thematic online events and interviews to disseminate topics of particular interest to GEA Indigenous partners
The Social, Economic and Cultural Expert Group (SEC) supports work to advance social, economic and cultural research in the development of sustainable and integrated approaches emerging in the circumpolar region.