13 October, Research Fellow Leneisja Jungsberg and Senior Research Fellow Timothy Heleniak from Nordregio present the latest research on education, employment and migration issues concerning youth in the Arctic region.
Arctic Circle is the largest network of international dialogue and cooperation on the future of the Arctic. It is an open democratic platform with participation from governments, organizations, corporations, universities, think tanks, environmental associations, indigenous communities, concerned citizens, and others interested in the development of the Arctic and its consequences for the future of the globe.
Meet Nordregio researchers at the Arctic Circle Assembly:
13 October, 17:30 – 19:00
ARCTIC YOUTH AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURES: CASE STUDIES AND FOCUS GROUPS FROM ACROSS THE ARCTIC
Organized by Stefansson Arctic Institute and the University of Akureyri
Location: Viðey, Second Level
Leneisja Jungsberg, Research Fellow, Nordregio, Sweden: Spatial disparities in education and employment outcomes and Arctic youth future perspectives.
Timothy Heleniak, Senior Research Fellow, Nordregio, Sweden: Newcomers to the North: International Migration of Youth into the Arctic
The annual Arctic Circle Assembly is the largest international gathering on the Arctic, attended by more than 2000 participants from 50 countries. The Assembly is held every October at the Harpa Conference Center and Concert Hall in Reykjavík, Iceland. It is attended by heads of states and governments, ministers, members of parliaments, officials, experts, scientists, entrepreneurs, business leaders, indigenous representatives, environmentalists, students, activists and others from the growing international community of partners and participants interested in the future of the Arctic.
Find more about the Arctic Circle here.
Related Research Projects
- Nordic Arctic Strategies in Overview
- Future Regional Development Policy for the Nordic Arctic: Foresight Analysis 2013–2016
- Local land use planning: Guidance on spatial data, geographic information systems and foresight in the Arctic
- Sustainable Business Development in the Nordic Arctic
- Youth Perspectives on their Future in the Nordic Arctic
- Nordic Arctic Youth Future Perspectives