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Global challenges in the Arctic from the perspective of environmental protection and sustainable development are the focus of the first In the Spirit of the Rovaniemi Process Conference.
The goal of the conference is to present the latest research scientific knowledge about the global processes as they become local realities. Even if the Conference is scientific in orientation, it aims to bridge science and knowledge into action by bringing top scholars to share their research results, and to organize joint discussion with the leaders of Arctic Cities. Conference includes special Arctic Cities Panel.
The Conference is composed of autonomous scientific sessions. Each session will host 1-2 invited experts.
Scientific sessionsRovaniemi Process: past, present, future (Plenary session)
All the sessions will address each of the three cross-cutting themes:
The conference is organized jointly by the City of Rovaniemi and the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland, Finland.
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Image credits: Jenni Lintula, Kamil Jagodzinski, Adam Stepien, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, City of Rovaniemi