Arctic Resilience Forum Webinar: Human Health and Pandemics
Event Type: Webinars and Virtual Events
When: 28 October 2020
Where: Online: 7:30-9:00 am AKDT, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
The second Arctic Resilience Forum will be held online as a series of ten weekly webinars launching on October 7, 2020. Each session touches on a specific aspect of Arctic resilience, ranging from food security and Indigenous youth leadership, to gender, energy and connectivity. The forum seeks to actively engage participants in conversations about how to build resilience of Arctic communities and ecosystems. It offers the opportunity to discuss concrete best practices and experiences from the Council and the broader community of circumpolar experts and knowledge holders. The Arctic Resilience Forum aims to continue to strengthen cooperation on resilience work.
The Arctic Resilience Forum will be convened every Wednesday from 11:30am – 1:00pm (EST) over a series of ten weeks, beginning October 7, 2020. The online series seeks to engage a broad audience in conversations about how to build the resilience of Arctic communities and ecosystems across a variety of focus areas, including:
- October 7: Indigenous Youth Leadership
- October 14: Food Security
- October 21: Renewable Energy
- October 28: Human Health and Pandemics
- November 11: Broadband Connectivity
- November 18: Gender
- November 25: Socio-Ecological Resilience
- December 9: Infrastructure
- December 16: Respecting Traditional Indigenous Knowledge Systems
Follow the link above to learn more, register, and to get updates for the whole Arctic Resilience Forum series. Individual session pages will open up with registration for specific events approximately one week in advance. Russian language translation will be available for all session.