13.12.2013

China-Nordic Arctic Research Center was formally inaugrated in Shanghai

The China-Nordic Arctic Research Center was formally inaugrated in Shanghai on December 10 of this year with the signing of a cooperation agreement between six Nordic and four Chinese institutions. According to a press release from the Polar Research Insitute of China. Research themese include: (1) Arctic climate change and its impacts, (2) Arctic resources, shipping and economic cooperation and (3) Arctic policy-making and legislation. Ambassador Stefán Skjaldarsson, Academics from the Nordic countries and China, representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China and Nordic Consulates General in Shanghai were representedat the inaugration.

Further information can be found on the Arctic Portal:

http://www.arcticportal.org/news/25-other-news/1136-china-nordic-arctic-research-center-inaugurated

 



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