Improving public participation in Greenland extractive industries

Rachael Lorna Johnstone, Anne Merrild Hansen

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This contribution is based on a seminar and workshop on public participation
processes related to extractive industries in the Arctic, organized by the Arctic Oil
and Gas Research Centre at Ilisimatusarfik (University of Greenland) on October 17th and 18th 2017. The seminar was led by experts on extractive industries, indigenous peoples, impact assessments, law, and public participation. They came from Greenland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Scotland, England and Brazil.
The seminar was open to the public and was well attended by representatives
from the ministries, municipal governments, academic and research
institutes, NGOs and others. A select group of invited experts and a group of
graduate students from Ilisimatusarfik took part in the workshop.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent developments in arctic law
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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  • Greenland


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