ADVISORY: Helping the Arctic Council Find Its True North: What Ambitious Initiatives Can the United States Lead When Secretary Kerry Takes on the Arctic Council Chairmanship in 2015?
Washington, D.C. — As the incoming Arctic Council chairman, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has an opportunity to set an Arctic agenda aimed at reducing heat-trapping emissions in the region, conserving invaluable Arctic marine and coastal ecosystems, and promoting a peaceful, secure, and sustainable Arctic. The Center for American Progress will host a dialogue with recently appointed U.S. special representative for the Arctic, Admiral Robert J. Papp, and other thought leaders in the field to identify policy priorities during the U.S. Arctic Council chairmanship and beyond.
Greg Dotson, Vice President, Energy Policy, Center for American Progress
Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., U.S. Special Representative for the Arctic
Sherri Goodman, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, CNA Corporation
Rafe Pomerance, Climate Strategies Consultant; former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Environment and Development; Member, Polar Research Board, National Academy of Sciences
Ambassador Peter Taksøe-Jansen, Danish Ambassador to the United States
Cathleen Kelly, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Monday, September 29, 2014
9:30 a.m. ET – 11:00 a.m. ET
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