Seminar: "Looking through the lens of Human Rights: Human Security and the Arctic communities"

Date & Time: 

Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 10:00 to 15:30


Thule room, Arktikum-house, Pohjoisranta 4, 96200 Rovaniemi (FIN)

On the occasion of United Nations Human Rights Day on Decembre 10th, HuSArctic is organizing an inter-disciplinary seminar in the Arctic Centre, in Rovaniemi.



Seminar Program

Session I – Chair: Stefan Kirchner

10.00 – 10.30 Kamrul Hossain: Security – a shared concept? Are the Sámi legitimate actors in the securitization move?

10.30 – 11.00 Laura Olsén: Sámi people in decision-making processes – Analyzing Sámi people’s possibilities to participate and influence on decision-making processes in Finland, Sweden and Norway

11.30 – 12.00 Gerald Zojer: Hydrocarbon development in the Arctic: A suitable approach for human development in the region?

12.00 – 12.30 Adriana Giunta: The Extractive Industry and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Theory and Practice: The Ogoni v Nigeria Case Study


Session II – Chair: Kamrul Hossain

13.30 – 14.00 Stefan Kirchner: Ice Free Arctic 2040: Coastal Communities and the Marine Environment

14.00 – 14.30 Miguel Roncero: Human Security and the Arctic communities: state interpretations 'versus' Pan-Arctic perspectives

14.30 – 15.00 Anna Petrétei: Integration of human rights impact assessment in social impact assessment - The viewpoint of indigenous peoples

15.00 – 15.30 Britsyna Ekaterina: Solving social and ecological problems in a Russian oil production region: state law and private governance

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