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The Yearbook of Polar Law - Volume 6 (2014)

Alfredsson G., Koivurova T.
IUCN (ID: MON-094643)
Publisher | Place of publication
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers | Leiden, The Netherlands
650 p.
Document type
Field of application
Sea, Legal questions, Environment gen.
Indigenous peoples Governance Policy/planning
Geographical area
Antarctica, Arctic

Remarks to the Sixth Symposium on Polar Law - University of Akureyri, 11 October 2013. New Developments: The Arctic Council Secretariat, Magnús Jóhannesson, Director, Arctic Council Secretariat; Editorial Note, Gudmundur Alfredsson, Timo Koivurova and Hjalti Ómar Ágústsson; Articles Invoking Responsibility For Environmental Injury In The Arctic Ocean, Rachael L. Johnstone; Exploiting Hydropower In Greenland: Climate, Security Of Supply, Environmental Risks And Energy-Intensive Industries, Bent Ole G. Mortensen; Balancing De Jure And De Facto Arctic Environmental Law Applied To The Oil And Gas Industry: Linking Indigenous Rights, Social Impact Assessment, And Business, In Greenland, Sandra Cassotta and Mauro Mazza; The interplay of Russian law, indigenous people and the oil and gas industry – a need for non-governmental regulation? Minna Pappila; The Inughuit of Northwest Greenland: An Unacknowledged Indigenous People, Terto Ngiviu Rising Waters, Rising Threats: The Human Trafficking of Indigenous Women in the Circumpolar Region of the United States and Canada, Victoria Sweet ; The Protection of the Culturally and Spiritually Important Landscapes of Arctic Indigenous Peoples under the Convention on Biological Diversity and First Experiences from the Application of the Akwé:Kon Guidelines in Finland, Leena Heinämäki, Thora Martina Herrmann and Antje Neumann; The World Heritage Convention in the Arctic and Indigenous People: Time to Reform? Simon Marsden; Ethnocultural Diversity and Human Rights: Legal Categories, Claims, and the Hybridity of Group Protection, Gaetano Pentassuglia; Sovereigns, not Stakeholders: An Alaskan Study in Fate Control, Mara Kimmel; Developments in the Arctic Council, Natalia Loukacheva; The Role of the Arctic Council from an International Law Perspective: Past, Present and Future, Yoshinobu Takei; Observer States’ Commitments to the Arctic Council: the Arctic Policy Documents of the United Kingdom and Germany as Case Study, Małgorzata Śmieszek and Paula Kankaanpää; What is “Arctic governance”? A critical assessment of the diverse meanings of ‘Arctic governance’, Cécile Pelaudeix; The EU, the Arctic, and Arctic Indigenous Peoples, Federica Scarpa; ‘Direct and individual concern’ for Newfoundland’s sealing industry? – When a legal concept and empirical data collide, Nikolas Sellheim; Regulating the Whale Wars: Freedom of Protest, Navigational Safety and the Law of the Sea in the Polar Regions, Richard J. Caddell; China’s Role in the Changing Governance of Arctic Shipping, Nengye Liu; Antarctica – A Wilderness Continent for Science: The ‘Public’s Dream’ as a Mission Impossible? Kees Bastmeijer and Tina Tin; The Small Nations Of The Wider Arctic Space: Security Challenges, Policy Options, Alyson Bailes