Polar Law Symposium
13.11.2017 9:00–14.11.2017 20:00
The 10th Polar Law Symposium will be organized by NIEM at the Arctic Centre in Rovaniemi, Finland. The theme of the symposium is Global and Local Governance of the Poles: Law, Policy and the Promotion of Cooperation.
Each year the Symposium brings a great number of renowned scholars,
post-doctoral and doctoral researchers from all across the world to
share research-based scientific knowledge on diverse polar relevant
issues. Leading experts in the field of both Polar Law and Policies are
invited to give keynote lectures. The purpose of the Symposium is to
examine, in detail, the implications of the challenges faced by the
Polar Regions for international law and policy and to make
recommendations on appropriate actions by states, policy makers and
other international actors to respond to these emerging and re-emerging
The symposium is integrated with the bi-annual Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference, to be held from 14–16 November 2017.