21 march 2017
Science Diplomacy: US-Russia Cooperation in the Arctic
On March 21, 2017 at 12:00 Russian International Affairs Council will host an expert discussion titled “Science Diplomacy: US-Russia Cooperation in the Arctic”.
Paul Berkman, Coordinator, Arctic Options and Pan-Arctic Options; Professor of Practice in Science Diplomacy, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Director, US-Russia Relations Project, Carnegie Corporation, will deliver the key speech at the event.
Leading Russian experts on international cooperation in the Arctic will take part in the discussion.
— The Arctic on the international agenda: geopolitical interests, sustainable development and ever-increasing research
— Russia–US cooperation in the Arctic against the background of Russia–West crisis
— Promoting connections between science, diplomacy and technology on the path to good governance and informed decision-making
— Science diplomacy as a way to reduce tension and build common Russia-US interests
— Interaction between scholars on the Polar issues: prospects for joint Russia-US research and multilateral formats
Working Language: English.
The meeting will be broadcast online at RIAC’s website.