The Final Conference of HuSArctic project "Human Security as a promotional tool for societal security in the Arctic: Addressing multiple vulnerabilities in the Barents Region" on
23-27 October 2018 in Helsinki, Finland.
HuSArctic - Human Security as a promotional tool for societal
security in the Arctic – is a four-year research project funded by the
Finnish Academy and based in the Northern Institute for Environmental
and Minority Law in the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland. The
project connects researchers from numerous countries and various
backgrounds to societal stakeholders to elaborate on multiple
vulnerabilities and challenges to human security in the Arctic, with a
specific reference to the Barents region. The HusArctic project will
hold its final conference from the 23-27 of October 2018.
final conference will address challenges to human security in the
Arctic, and produce recommendations to enhance human security in the
region. Researchers and stakeholders will develop their recommendations
in three thematic areas:
1. Arctic communities: identity, culture, community values and challenges
2. Human and societal security challenges in Arctic governance and economy
3. Local implications of global developments
conference will produce a joint statement based on input from the group
discussions and recommendations by each working group. An executive
summary of the joint statement will be distributed to policy makers and
The conference will also host the official launch of the HusArctic project’s most recent book publication, Human and Societal Security in the Circumpolar Arctic: Local and Indigenous Communities edited by Dr. Kamrul Hossain, Jose Miguel Roncero, and Anna Petrétei. The book is available online via the publisher, Brill, click here for more details.
The final conference is restricted to only the project participants and invited guests.
For more information about the final HusArctic conference, please do not hesitate to contact:
Dr. Kamrul Hossain
Tel. +358 40 484 4281, kamrul.hossain(at)ulapland.fi
Tel. +358 (0)40 484 4342, joelle.klein(at)ulapland.fi
Project Website: www.husarctic.org