Smieszek, Malgorzata

Gosia-IARPC-photo.jpgResearcher, Arctic Centre
PhD candidate, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lapland
Fellow, International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), Social & Human Sciences WG

Contact

‪Tel. +358 (0) 404844400
‪E-mail: malgorzata.smieszek@ulapland.fi

PhD Research (ongoing)

Institutional analysis of the Arctic Council (AC) - how design and operation of the AC affect the outcomes of decision-making in the Arctic.

 Research interests

  • Arctic Council and Arctic governance
  • Non-Arctic actors in regional governance
  • Science-policy interface
  • Collaboration among natural, social and human sciences
  • Assessments in policy-making
  • International environmental regimes

Projects

Publications

  • Graczyk, P., Smieszek, M. and Koivurova, T. (2016), "‘We’re not alone’: How Arctic States respond to increasing international interest in the Arctic region" in: Keil, K. and Knecht, S. (eds.), Beyond Geo-politics: Arctic governance in global perspective, Palgrave/Macmillan
  • Smieszek, M. et al. (2016), "Role and Effectiveness of Assessments in Policy-making: On the Importance of the Process" in: Stępień, A., Koivurova, T. and Kankaanpää, P. (eds.), The Changing Arctic and the European Union, Leiden: Brill/Nijhoff
  • Smieszek, M. and Kankaanpää, P. (2015), "Role of the Arctic Council Chairmanship", Arctic Yearbook 2015 http://www.arcticyearbook.com/images/Articles_2015/13.Role-of-the-Arctic.pdf  
  • Smieszek, M. (2015), "25 Years of International Arctic Science Committee", Arctic Yearbook 2015 http://www.arcticyearbook.com/images/Articles_2015/briefing-notes/5.BN_M_Smieszek.pdf
  • Luszczuk, M., Graczyk, P., Stepien, A. and Smieszek, M. (2015) Aims and tools of Polish Artic policy/ Cele i narzędzia polskiej polityki arktycznej (book in Polish), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland/ Ministerstwo Spraw Zagranicznych RP.  http://msz.gov.pl/resource/27f33ed1-0a23-4e78-ad77-93dca82d34dd:JCR
  • Luszczuk, M., Graczyk, P., Stepien, A. and Smieszek, M. (2015), Poland’s Policy towards the Arctic: Key Areas and Priority Actions, Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) Policy Paper 11(113).   http://www.pism.pl/files/?id_plik=19746
  • Smieszek, M., Kankaanpää, P. (2014), "Observer States’ Commitments to the Arctic Council: the Arctic Policy Documents of the United Kingdom and Germany as Case Study", The Yearbook of Polar Law, Volume 6, pp. 375-397.
  • Kankaanpää, P., Smieszek, M. (eds.) (2014), Assessments in Policy-Making: Case Studies from the Arctic Council. Preparatory Action, Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment of development of the Arctic. Arctic Centre, University of Lapland.              http://www.arcticinfo.eu/en/assessment-in-policy-making
  • Smieszek, M. (2013), “The European Union in the Northern Latitudes”. In: A. Boening, J.‐F. Kremer, A. Van Loon (eds.), Global Power Europe – Vol. 2 Policies, Actions and Influence of the EU’s External Relations, Springer Verlag.
  • Smieszek, M. (2013), “Quo vadis Iceland? About the events from last months in Iceland and their meaning to the EU” (in Polish), Natolin Commentary, 2(21)/2013. http://www.natolin.edu.pl/pdf/komentarze/Natolin_Komentarze_2_2013.pdf
  • Smieszek, M. (2011), “The EU, China and new transport routes on the top of the world” in EU-China Observer, Issue 1 (2011).    https://www.coleurope.eu/sites/default/files/research-paper/eu_china_observer_1_2011.pdf

 

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