The website is an outcome of the cooperation between the Norwegian Research Council, the Fridtjof Nansen Institute and the Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies.
Cooperation between listed organizations was established in order to create platform for research program that investigates Asian countries 'policies and interest in the Arctic.
The AsiArctic.no provides with valuable information about the research and publications as well as information on upcoming events.
The aim of this platform is to become the go – to place for knowledge and information on Asian Arctic interests and policies.
The official launch of the website will take place in Kiruna during the seminar ´´ Asian – Arctic aspirations´´.
The key note speaker will be Torgeir Larsen, State Secretary in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Representatives from the Asian region and AsiArctic scholars will provide comments for discussion.
The seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, 13th of June at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute. For more information and to register for the event, please click here.