Viewing the Arctic as a key region for global development in the 21st century, this book offers a cross-disciplinary conceptual framework for understanding what international cooperation is, why it is difficult and what kind of alternative views can apply in the Arctic.
Written by Arctic experts, the book presents major trends and scenarios for international cooperation in the Arctic up to 2035 and future prospects for international cooperation in the Arctic in various sectors: energy, business and economy, transportation and logistics, climate change, diplomacy and security, culture, innovations, higher education and research. Implications of the scenarios for global development are discussed in the light of the United Nations Agenda for Global Development and Sustainable Development Goals. The book offers a cross-disciplinary conceptual framework of international cooperation in the Arctic and discusses implications of this framework for global development.
Filling the gap in analytical understanding of international cooperation, this book will be of interest to academics, students and professionals concerned with global development and the Arctic region.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
part I|31 pages
International Governance and Security
chapter 2|14 pages
International Governance Facilitating Sustainable Development in the Arctic – The Arctic Council as a Multi-Role Actor and Forum
part II|84 pages
International Cooperation in Economy, Business and Innovations
chapter 6|17 pages chapter 7|16 pages part III|48 pages
International Cooperation in Science, Education and Culture
chapter 10|15 pages part IV|69 pages
Environment, Shipping and Emergency Response
part V|14 pages