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Looking North: The European Union and Arctic Security from a Nordic and German Perspective


Looking North: The European Union and Arctic Security from a Nordic and German Perspective

A KAS/Fridtjof Nansen Institute joint publication

A collection of reports how Nordic countries and Germany perceive Arctic Security and the role of the EU

 September 6, 2021

In this collection of eight reports authors from the five Nordic counties and Germany provided a comprehensive overview of Arctic security and the role of the European Union (EU) in that specific policy field, as seen from the Nordic countries and German perspective. The individual reports from Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Germany and the prospects for the EU derived from them show, that the value in endeavour these questions lies not only in providing an EU specific approach to Arctic security issues, but also to better comprehend challenges the EU must grapple with when further developing its Arctic policy.     Download

​​​​​​​Editors:
Andreas Østhagen, Senior Research Fellow at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute
Andreas Raspotnik, Senior Reserch Fellow at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute

Authors:
Pia Hansson, Director of the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland
Guðbjörg Ríkey Th. Hauksdóttir, Project Manager at the Centre for Arctic Studies, Institute of International Affairs, University of Iceland
Christoph Humrich, Assistant Professor for International Relations and Security Studies at the Univeristy of Groningen
Nima Khorrami, Research Associate at The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar Security Studies
Sanna Kopra, Senior Research in the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law of the Arctic Centre at University of Lapland/Finland
Lin A. Mortensgaard, Research Assistant at the Centre for Military Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen
Andreas Østhagen, Senior Research Fellow at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute
Andreas Raspotnik, Senior Reserch Fellow at the Fridtjof Nansen Institut

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