Arctic Circle China Forum 2019


A breakout session is organised jointly between the Nansen Center and the Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC), in the framework of INTAROS as part of the Arctic Circle China Forum conference. The session convener is Stein Sandven, NERSC, and co-convener is Ruibo Lei, PRIC. The program for the breakout session is available here.


The Arctic Circle China Forum is held in Shanghai, May 10-11, 2019. Hosted by the Ministry of Natural Resources of the People's Republic of China, the Forum is sponsored by the China Oceanic Development Foundation and will be organized in cooperation with the Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC), the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) and the Chinese Society for Oceanography. The Forum will take place at Shanghai Science & Technology Museum and is organized in consultation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China.


Significant discussion will be held on China's involvement in the Arctic through the Belt and Road Initiative, as well as dialogue on ocean and marine science, transport and infrastructure, renewable energy, indigenous socioeconomic development and stewardship, and Arctic governance. 


Date: Friday 10 - Saturday 11 May 2019


Location: Shanghai, China


Further information is available from the conference website.