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Empowering Arctic Indigenous Peoples: Our Role in Addressing Climate Change

Institute of Arctic Studies Lecture & Webinar with Dr. Dalee Sambo Dorough -- Empowering Arctic Indigenous Peoples: Our Role in Addressing Climate Change

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
4:30pm – 6:00pm
Kemeny Hall 008
Intended Audience(s): Public

Public Talk & Live Streamed Webinar 

Webinar Registration: dartgo.org/arctic-dsdorough

Sponsored by the Institute of Arctic Studies at the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding.

In this talk, Dr. Dorough will discuss the global leadership roles, perspectives, and knowledge that Inuit and other Arctic Indigenous Peoples bring to climate change solutions and decision-making within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Paris Climate Agreement, and the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Dr. Dorough will also discuss the importance of Indigenous-led climate solutions in the future of Arctic research and planning.

Dr. Dalee Dorough Sambo (Iñupiat), is the past International Chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), serving from 2018-2022 and representing approximately 180,000 Inuit from Canada, Greenland, Russia and the United States on the Arctic Council and diverse United Nations fora. Currently a Senior Scholar and Advisor at the University of Alaska Anchorage. She has also served as an expert member of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, is former co-Chair of the International Law AssociationCommittee on Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and was recently appointed to the Expert Panel on the Future of Arctic and Northern Research in Canada.

For more information, contact:
Varvara Korkina Williams

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.