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Carleton to Host Conference on Canada-Russia Arctic Relations

Carleton University will host the conference Canada-Russia Dialogue and Co-operation in the Arctic. With the participation of Canadian and Russian experts on the Arctic and circumpolar relations, the conference aims to stimulate discussion between these two Arctic countries.

When: Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Senate Room, Room 608, 6th floor Robertson Hall, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa
Info: The event is now full but media are invited to attend.

The conference will start with two panels focusing on the Arctic environment and sustainability, and the role of Indigenous peoples in the region’s sustainable development. It will end with a forward-looking panel re-envisioning the future of Canadian-Russian co-operation in the region.

This conference is organized by Carleton’s Centre for Governance and Public Management (CGPM) and Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (EURUS), with the support of the Office of the Dean of Faculty of Public Affairs, in partnership with Global Affairs Canada and the Embassy of the Russian Federation.

Media Contact
Steven Reid
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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