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Testimony: The Institutional Framework of Antarctica and its Possible Future Evolution

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Bloom Testimony 062022 picture

On June 14, 2022, Senior Fellow Evan Bloom was invited to participate in the first-ever hearing on Antarctica convened by the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament.  The online public hearing in Brussels focused on "The EU and Antarctica: A Foreign Policy Perspective," and Bloom was one of three panelists (and the only non-European).  His presentation, entitled "The Institutional Framework of Antarctica and Its possible Future Evolution," is available here.

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Evan T. Bloom

Evan T. Bloom

Senior Fellow, Polar Institute;
Former Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Fisheries and Director for Ocean and Polar Affairs, U.S. Department of State 
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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