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Arctic Portal is broadcasting live from the Arctic Resilience Report (ARR) workshop in Kautokeino, Norway, this week. The ARR is an Arctic Council project led by Stockholm Environment Institute and the Stockholm Resilience Centre.

We will broadcast the sessions today and tomorrow live and the sessions will also be available on the Arctic Portal website later.

The schedule for today is as follows: (all times on Norwegian time)

09:00 – 09:20 Welcome address

- Niko Valkeapää, Vice President, Saami Council

Johan Mathis Turi, General Secretary, Association of World Reindeer Herders (WRH)

09:20 - 10:40 Key note presentations

- Johan Rockström, Professor, Stockholm Resilience Center, Arctic resilience in a global perspective

- Inger Marie Gaup Eira, Associate Professor, Sámi University College: Sami language as the source of traditional knowledge in resilience research

- b, Associate Professor, Sámi University College: Siida and traditional knowlegde

10:40 – 11:10 Coffee break

11:10 – 12:00 Arctic Resilience Report Project overview and methodology

Chair: Johan Rockström and Anders Oskal


- Annika E. Nilsson, PhD, Stockholm Environment Institute: Arctic Resilience Report. Background and project overview

- Martin Sommerkorn; WWF – Global Arctic Program: Conceptual overview of the ARR methodology

- Sarah Cornell, PhD Stockholm Resilience Center: The ARR approach to assessing thresholds in the Arctic

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 15:00 Thresholds in the Arctic

Chairs: Johan Rockström and Anders Oskal


- Robert Corell, PhD, Climate change and critical thresholds in Arctic societies and resilience assessments?

- Paul Overduin, PhD, Alfred Wegener Institute: Thresholds in coastal systems

- Mark Nuttall, Professor, University of Alberta/University of Greenland: Thresholds in social systems – some reflections (video link)