Bringing Gender into Arctic Governance

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
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Multilateral forums in the Arctic region have incorporated a great diversity of actors (Indigenous groups, companies, non-governmental organizations, sub-national governments). It has been characterized by inclusive approaches to governance. Yet, gender issues have never been front and center in regional decision-making. This conference aims to highlight how the inclusion of gender perspectives and a more sustained emphasis on gender-related issues can contribute to a richer and more dynamic regional system of governance. 

Tahnee Prior, co-lead of the Women of the Arctic initiative, 

Magalie Quintal-Marineau, researcher, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS). 

Jutta Wark is the director of Nordic and Polar Affairs at Global Affairs Canada.