Food (In)Security in the Arctic - The Final Project Workshop in Rovaniemi 2019

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The Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law (NIEM)

‘‘Food (in)Security in the Arctic: Contribution of Traditional and Local Food to promote Food Security with Particular Reference to the European High North” project team has gathered for the third time from 26th to 27thth of August at the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. This was the final workshop of the project in which participants presented drafts of chapters’ contribution to the upcoming book, and discussed the future cooperation possibilities.

The workshop has brought sixteen thought-provoking academic presentations focusing on numerous aspects of food (in)security as applicable to the Arctic. Participants approached their topics from diverse angles including human rights, political science, biology, economics, and ethics. Such variety of fields provided a multidisciplinary character of the workshop.