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Antarctica: U.S. Research and Diplomacy on the Southern Continent

Date & Time

Nov. 13, 2020
2:00pm – 3:30pm

Location

Virtual Event

Antarctica: U.S. Research and Diplomacy on the Southern Continent

The United States is one of 12 original signatories to the Antarctic Treaty and has a long history of interest in the region. This program will specifically explore the importance of U.S. research efforts in and around the continent, the unique role of the U.S. Coast Guard in supporting these endeavors, as well as U.S. diplomatic interests and efforts in a time of dynamic change.

Additional Speakers To Be Announced


Hosted By

Polar Institute

Since its inception in 2017, the Polar Institute has become a premier forum for discussion and policy analysis of Arctic and Antarctic issues, and is known in Washington, DC and elsewhere as the Arctic Public Square. The Institute holistically studies the central policy issues facing these regions—with an emphasis on Arctic governance, climate change, economic development, scientific research, security, and Indigenous communities—and communicates trusted analysis to policymakers and other stakeholders.  Read more