Conférence en France sur la région Arctique!

La conférence intitulée « Perspectives on public policies in the Arctic region Perspectives sur les poltiques punliques sur la région Arctique) » se tiendra du 26 – 28 juin 2013 à Grenoble, France.


The purpose of this panel is to analyze and discuss (les thématiques qui seront abordées sont les suivantes) :

1. To what extent the climate change and economic prospects in the Arctic have changed public policies
2. To what extent public policies are limiting or motivating economic development, through legislation, infrastructure development, direct or indirect subsidization, particularly in the mining and hydrocarbon sector and in transport (shipping)
3. The capacity to act by the elected representatives at the local level, and to analyze to what extent citizens and communities are engaged in the development of public policies
4. How conflicting interests between economic sectors are considered (e.g. tourism versus mining, petroleum activities versus fisheries and traditional subsistence)
5. How social cohesion between various categories of the population (indigenous/non indigenous, permanent/transient) appears as an issue in current public policies
6. If public policies are shaped by regional frameworks of cooperation and international agreements and norms
7. How Arctic policy making can be seen as an imaginary and symbolic construction… further info >>

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