The rapidly melting Arctic is creating an opportunity for resource extraction and the expansion of shipping routes. In 2008, under the US Department of the Interior’s supervision, the United States Geological Survey estimated that 13% of the world’s undiscovered oil and 30% of its gas is located in the Arctic Circle. Eight years later at Read More…
Michele Di Leo interviews H.E. Anne Kari Hansen Ovind, Norway’s Ambassador to Canada.
Will the NORDEFCO serve as a template for defence organizations of the future? Léo-Paul explores
Norwegian-Russian co-operation is affecting Canada’s policy decisions on the Arctic and Russian aggression in the far north.
Aleksi Korpela discusses the creation of Norway’s all-female Jegertroppen, and the prospects for women in the Norwegian Armed Forces.
Here is a summary of the panel event entitled ‘NATO, Russia and the Future of Scandinavian Defence’ that was held in Montreal on the January 7, 2016.
Arctic Council member states struck an historic agreement in New London, Connecticut. Paul Pryce discusses the implications for Canada.
Melanne Verveer, who served as U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, remarked that clashes had occurred in 31 of the world’s 39 active conflicts after peace settlements. None of the 31 cases had women involved in the peace process.
Victoria examines the role of women in the military through an interactive presentation. Take a virtual stroll through several countries and learn about the women who are shattering stereotypes.