The appointment of Bourmistrov took place during University of The Arctic's jubilee conference in Rovaniemi last week. The conference marked the 10th anniversary of this circumpolar organisation being founded.
Sustainable growth in The Arctic
At the conference Anataoli Bourmistrov also had the opportunity to
debate the opportunities for sustainable economic growth with Iceland's
president Olafur Ragnar Grimsson. This happened during the conference's
final session, in which Bourmistrov took part in the expert panel
together with President Grimsson, Eva Pongracz, Thule Institute at
University of Oulu (Finland), Nicolas Bertrand, Secretary of the
Convention on Biological Diversity (Switzerland), and Mikhail A.
Pogodaev, Assocaition of World Reindeer Herders (Russia). The Icelandic
president also held one of the key-note presentations at the conference.
Monica Brobakk (Head of International Office), Marit Sundet
(Associate Professor) at The Faculty of Social Sciences and Eivind
Karlsen (Assistant Professor) at The Faculty of Social Sciences also
represented University of Nordland at The UArctic jubilee meeting in
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Debate with the Icelandic president
Mon, Jun 20, 2011
Professor Anatoli Bourmistrov at University of Nordland, Bodø Graduate School of Business has been appointed leader of a researcher group which will investigate the possibilities for new educational and research projects within the "Green Growth in The Arctic" concept.