About HuSArctic

HuSActic: Human Security as a promotional tool for societal security in the Arctic: Addressing Multiple Vulnerability to its Population with Specific Reference to the Barents Region.


HuSArctic is a research project, hosted in the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, (Arctic Center, University of Lapland), which started in January 2015 and which will be carried out over four years. The Academy of FInland granted the project with a funding of 550.000 €.

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Volume 5 of the Current Developments in Arctic Law is out!

UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Law has published the fifth volume of the Current Developments in Arctic Law. The annual publication of the Network endeavors to present short updates on

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Workshop on Food (in)Security in the Arctic

The Nordic Council of Ministers funded project: “The Food (in)Security in the Arctic: Contribution of Traditional and Local Food to promote Food Security with Particular Reference to the European H

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HuSArctic at International Symposium - “The Environment and the Industry”!

Prof. Kamrul Hossain addressed at the 20th International Symposium on “The Environment and the Industry” held on 28-29 September 2017 in Bucharest, Romania.

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Dr. Dorothée Cambou presenting her research at the Arctic Energy Summit

On 20 September 2017, Dr Dorothée Cambou presented her research project about the impacts of renewable energy on the rights of indigenous peoples at Arctic Energy Summit.

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New publication by HuSArctic: Resource Development and Sámi Rights in the Sápmi Region: Integrating Human Rights Impact Assessment in Licensing Processes

The article explores the possibility to integrate human rights impact assessment in the licensing processes of development projects within the Sápmi region.

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