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Posted on Sustainabilitank.info on October 30th, 2014
by Pincas Jawetz (pj@sustainabilitank.info)

The Arctic Circle 2014 ASSEMBLY October 30 – November 2, 2014
PROGRAM -Version THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30

 arcticcircle.org/sites/arcticcirc…

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31 – PLENARY SESSIONS

08:30–10:30 Opening PLENARY SESSION
Location: Silfurberg, Second Level, Harpa
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WELCOME REMARKS
Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson,
President of Iceland

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OPENING SESSION I
Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson,
Prime Minister of Iceland.
Sauli Niinistö,
President of Finland.
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OPENING SESSION II
Angela Merkel,
Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Sam Tan Chin Siong,
Minister of State, Singapore.
José Ángel Gurría,
Secretary General of OECD.
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OPENING SESSION III
Vincent Rigby,
Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials and Assistant Deputy Minister of
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Canada.
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OPENING SESSION IV
Lisa Murkowski,
United States Senator.
Admiral Robert J. Papp,
U.S. Special Representative for the Arctic and
former Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard.

CHAIR:
Alice Rogoff,
Publisher,
Alaska Dispatch News.

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followed by programs till 20:00

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Scrolling down further the conference program – other political figures are:

The President of Finland, the Foreign Secretary of the UK, The Premier of Quebec.
Other dignitaries are from the Faroe Islands, Spitzbergen, Svalbard,Norway, Greenland, Japan, Korea, France, Italy, The Sakha Republic (Yakutia) of Russia and the State of Maine of the US, as well as the Inuit Circumpolar Council.

Interesting how the Arctic Circle Assembly does not differentiate between States and Sub-State units.
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