Mistra Arctic researcher Lize-Marie Van der Watt is the main author of a chapter in the new book: The Changing Arctic and the European Union, edited by Adam Stępień, Timo Koivurova and Paula Kankaanpää.
The chapter, called “European Arctic Initiatives: Capacities, Gaps and Future Opportunities” provides an inventory of various existing European Arctic initiatives as well as the overview of identified gaps in information and communication regarding the region. These serve as a factual support for discussion in the book. It is not possible to understand the EU’s position in the Arctic governance or analyse the actions of the EU institutions without bearing in mind the complex landscape of structures, institutions, programmes and actions that constitute the EU-Arctic nexus. Read more.