In partnership with the Canadian International Arctic Centre and the Arctic Mayors’ Forum, The Gordon Foundation is running the first Arctic Policy Hackathon (APH) on October 11 and 12 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Emerging leaders from across the circumpolar North will develop policy recommendations to address the topic of food sovereignty in the Arctic.
Following the APH, the policy recommendations will be presented during the Food Sovereignty: Solutions in the Arctic session at the 2022 Arctic Circle Assembly on October 13. The panel,
Then, their policy recommendations will be presented during the Food Sovereignty: Solutions in the Arctic session at the 2022 Arctic Circle Assembly, being run by The Gordon Foundation, the Canadian International Arctic Centre, and the Embassy of Canada to Iceland. It’s taking place at 10:05 am GMT on October 13. The speakers will be:
- Áslat Holmberg, President, Saami Council, Norway: Saami Council Perspectives on Arctic Food Sovereignty
- Lisa Koperqualuk, President, Inuit Circumpolar Council Canada: Food Sovereignty, Perspectives from ICC Canada
- Patricia Johnston-Castle, Jane Glassco Northern Fellow, the Gordon Foundation, Canada: Arctic Policy Hackathon Recommendations from an Emerging Leader Lens
- Avaaraq Olsen, Mayor, Sermersooq Municipality, Greenland: Reflections from Greenland on Food Sovereignty
Find out more about our policy hackathon work here. For more information please contact [email protected] and follow us on twitter for updates.