Reykjavik Global Forum

Hotspot arctic

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One fifth of the world’s undiscovered oil and gas reserves are in the Arctic. This session will explore how climate change is affecting this globally pivotal region, and how sustainability must be at the core of this region’s future.

  •   Jeannette Menzies, ​​Ambassador of Canada to the Republic of Iceland
  •   Tinna Traustadóttir, Executive Vice President, Landsvirkjun 
  •   Anton Vasiliev, Russia’s Senior Arctic Official (2008-2014); Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Iceland (2014-2020)

Chaired by Manuela Kasper-Claridge, Editor-in-Chief, Deutsche Welle, DW