Maritime Forum

Arctic indigenous peoples dialogue 2014

Published on: Fri, 17/10/2014 - 17:33
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    Arctic Indigenous Peoples Dialogue

    13 October 2014

    Berlaymont building (Rue de la Loi 200, Brussels) – Schuman room

    Agenda

     

    8:30 – 9:00

    REGISTRATION

     

    9:00 -10:30

    OPENING AND INTRODUCTORY STATEMENTS

    Welcome statement by the Commission (member of the Cabinet of Commissioner Damanaki) and follow-up from the  2013 dialogue

    Opening statements by the Indigenous Peoples

    Chaired by Matthew King, Head of Unit in DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission

     

    10:30 – 11:00

    COFFEE BREAK

     

    11:00 – 13:00

    SESSION 1:                  CURRENT EU ACTIONS IN THE ARCTIC

     

     

    11:00 – 11:15

    Presentation of the outcomes of EU study on Arctic Lay and Traditional Knowledge

    Q&A

     

     

    11:15 – 12:15

    EU funding instruments in the Arctic:

    - Presentation of the Northern Periphery Programme by the Northern Periphery Secretariat

    - Presentation of the Greenland Partnership Agreement by the EC Development Cooperation Directorate General

    - Short announcement on the new Partnership Instrument by the European External Action Service

    Q&A

     

     

    12:15 – 12:45

     

     

    12.45 – 13.00

      

    Presentation of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation

    Q&A

    Presentation of the EU Atlas of the seas, new Arctic section

     

     

    13:00 – 14:30

    LUNCH

     

     

    14:30 - 15:30

    SESSION 2: IDENTIFYING AND ADDRESSING KEY CHALLENGES OF THE ARCTIC COMMUNITIES

    Based on the input received, the following topics were chosen:

    Followed by Q&A

     

    15:30 – 16:00

    COFFEE BREAK

     

    16:00 – 17:00

    SESSION 2 (TO CONTINUE)

     

    17:00 – 17:30            SESSION 3: WHAT NEXT

                                  Conclusions by Arctic Indigenous Peoples

                                     Closing remarks by Matthew King

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

                   

     

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