30th May - 1st June, 2017 | Copenhagen, Denmark
Speaker Information:

Colonel Gjert Lage Dyndal


Strategic Analysis Capability Team
NATO HQ


4:00 PM FUTURE SECURITY CHALLENGES IN THE ARCTIC AND THE QUESTION OF WHETHER NATO HAS A ROLE TO PLAY

  • Understanding the duality of Russian interests in and from the Arctic 
  • Potential security challenges in the Arctic 
  • NATO-Russia challenges, and Russian threats emanating from the Arctic 
  • What’s for NATO, and what’s for nations and other institutions? Dilemmas for NATO, Allies, and Russia

4:40 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: PLACING RECONNAISSANCE IN THE CONTEXT OF ARCTIC SECURITY

  • The thawing of Arctic ice presents new opportunities for economic and geopolitical development. What will be the critical developments in commercial activity over the next five years, and should how these development direct  an international military and political approach to Arctic security development? Examining Norwegian, Russian and Chinese investment in the Arctic
  • What are the crucial threats endangering collective security for the High North? To what extent can these threats be managed and constrained through multinational political engagement?
  • To what extent is current military activity sufficient to support stability in the Arctic, and how has it affected the region’s geopolitical outlook?
  • How will international maritime trade take advantage of warmer northern waters, and will increased activity require a different approach to the governance of Arctic seas?


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