A New EU Arctic Strategy:
                   Virtual Workshop with
             EU Ambassador Michael Mann

                                    24 November 2020
                                     Online Workshop

The Arctic Office and the Federal Foreign Office have jointly organized a virtual workshop with EU Ambassador Michael Mann, focusing on the process, aims and priorities of the new EU Arctic Strategy. The objectives of the workshop were to initiate an exchange with Michael Mann and to provide input to the EU Arctic Strategy from a German perspective.

Following opening remarks by Ambassador Anke Meyer and a keynote lecture by Michael Mann, a panel discussion was organized with Arne Riedel (Ecologic Institute), Dr. Michael Paul (German Institute for International and Security Affairs) and Dr. Nicole Biebow (AWI). The workshop was moderated by Dr. Volker Rachold (AWI Arctic Office).

The event was arranged under Chatham House Rules. The invited participants were the members of the Arctic Dialogue, namely the Federal Ministries interested in Arctic affairs, research institutes, Think Tanks and NGOs.