2022 Webinar Series – Enhancing International Scientific Cooperation: Arctic Science and Technology Advice with Ministries

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

  • Registration
  • Each 2.5 hour webinar will begin at 13:00 GMT
  • Each webinar will involve an open plenary panel with high-level contributors (1 hour) followed by breakout-session dialogues with plenary debriefing (1.5 hours)
  • There will be maximum three breakout sessions each with limit of 30 participants

Webinar 1 – February 21, 2022

What is Arctic Science?

  • How do natural sciences, social sciences and Indigenous knowledge enhance each other?
    • How is science facilitated and conducted?
    • Who is needed to do ‘the science’?

Webinar 2 – March 10, 2022

How can science transform data into evidence for informed decisionmaking?

  • How are decisions on science priorities made and who are the decisionmakers?
    • How are evidence for decisions developed?
    • What evidence is needed to produce informed decisions that operate short-to-long term?

Webinar 3 – March 24, 2022

What international decisionmaking processes are needed to enhance understanding of the Arctic system and its global relevance?

  • What are the science and decisionmaking mechanisms that exist at local-global levels?
    • What mechanisms are need to enhance science for sustainable development?
    • How could enhanced scientific cooperation impact other areas of international relations?