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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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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Meeting participants in staircase of British Academy building HuSArctic researchers discussing on the interrelations between Cybersecurity and Human Security in a seminar in London

HuSArctic researchers Kamrul Hossain, Mike Sheehan and Gerald Zojer participated in a seminar related to cybersecurity and its interrelations to human security with a regional focus on the European High North. The one-day seminar took place in London on 18 September 2017.

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Presenters sitting at podium A talk by Prof. Kamrul Hossain at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs!

The HuSArctic lead Prof. Hossain has given a talk at the seminar on “Human security in the Arctic” organized jointly by the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) and the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland.

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three copies of the book New HuSArctic Publication: Rethinking multifaceted human security threats in the Barents Region: a multilevel approach to societal security

New academic book by Gerald Zojer and Kamrul Hossain introduces episodic and empirical evidence addressing the multifaceted aspects of human security in the Barents Region and looks at the prevalent challenges to the maintenance of societal security.

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