The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland announce that a public hearing on European Union (EU) Arctic Policy will be held Thursday, 31 January 2013 in Rovaniemi, Finland at the Arktikum House (Pohjoisranta 4).
The hearing will include speakers from EESC, EU Parliament and Commission, and the Arctic Council, as well as local stakeholders and arctic researchers. Speakers will address globally emerging interests in the arctic region, focusing on the view of civil society. Participation is open to the public. Please be aware that registration is obligatory, and must be completed by 3:00 p.m. Brussels time on Friday, 25 January 2013.
Registration is required via submission of the form available by clicking on the 'Public hearing on EU Arctic Policy' link under 'News and Events' at: http://www.arcticcentre.org. Please note that the registration form indicates a deadline of 18 January; due to late arrangements, the deadline has been extended.
Registration deadline: 3:00 p.m. Brussels time, Friday, 25 January 2013.