Supporting Sustainable Development in the Arctic: Estonia's Role in Advancing Arctic Collaboration
Estonia, a close neighbor of the Arctic applying for Observer status in the Arctic Council, is committed to mitigating the impacts of climate change and advancing sustainable development in the Arctic.
This discussion will offer an exchange of views by experts from the United States and Estonia on ways to promote collaboration to address the critical issues facing the Arctic, especially in the areas of research, environmental protection, and sustainable development.
Ambassador Märt Volmer
Ambassador Kaja Tael
Ambassador David Balton
David M. Kennedy
Chair, United States Arctic Research Commission
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