The Arctic Yearbook is the outcome of the Northern Research Forum and the University of the Arctic Thematic Network (TN) on Geopolitics and Security. The TN also organizes the annual Calotte Academy.

The Arctic Yearbook seeks to be the preeminent repository of critical analysis on the Arctic region, with a mandate to inform observers about the state of Arctic politics, governance and security. It is an international and interdisciplinary double-blind peer-reviewed publication, published online at [www.arcticyearbook.com] to ensure wide distribution and accessibility to a variety of stakeholders and observers. The Arctic Yearbook is open access. Readers may download, distribute, photocopy, cite or excerpt this Arctic Yearbook material provided it is properly and fully credited and not used for commercial purposes.

Arctic Yearbook material is obtained through a combination of invited contributions and an open call for papers. There are no author fees. For more information on contributing to the Arctic Yearbook, or participating in the UArctic TN on Geopolitics and Security, contact the Editor, Lassi Heininen

The Arctic Yearbook is open access. Readers may download, distribute,photocopy, cite or excerpt this Arctic Yearbook material provided it is properly and fully credited however we do not allow commercial use or the making of derivatives.

Editor:

Lassi Heininen, University of Lapland

Managing Editors:

Heather Exner-Pirot, University of Saskatchewan

Justin Barnes, Trent University

Editorial Board:

Chair: Dr. Lawson W. Brigham (Distinguished Professor of Geography & Arctic Policy, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Senior Fellow, Institute of the North, United States of America

Dr. Gail Fondahl (Professor of Geography, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada)

Dr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson (Former President of the Republic of Iceland)

H. E. Ambassador Hannu Halinen (former Ambassador and SAO, Finland; Special Advisor to the IIASA Director General and Chief Executive Officer Exploratory and Special Projects)

Dr. Steven E. Miller (Director of the International Security Program; Editor-in-Chief of International Security, Harvard University, United States)

Dr. Alexander Pelyasov (Russian Academy of Sciences; Director of the Center of Northern and Arctic Economics; Ministry of Economic Development & Trade, Russian Federation)

Arctic Yearbook material is obtained through a combination of invited contributions and an open call for papers. For more information on contributing to the Arctic Yearbook, or participating in the UArctic TN on Geopolitics and Security, contact the Editor, Lassi Heininen.

ISSN 2298–2418

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Cover Image Credits:

  • Flags – Arctic Council Secretariat / Linnea Nordström
  • Gavel – Arctic Council Secretariat / Linnea Nordström
  • Ilulissat – Nunatsiaq News
  • Samediggi – Hanne Holmgren
  • Barents Euro-Arctic Council – Utenriksdepartementet/Gyro
  • Althingi – Jóhann Heiðar Árnason
  • Inatsisartut – Naalakkersuisut
  • Other photos – Arctic Portal file photos

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