H.E. John Morrison, the Ambassador of Canada to Latvia gave a lecture to the RGSL students and Alumni on 17 October. The topic for the lecture was “Arctic Governance: Myths and Realities”.
Canada is currently Chair of the Arctic Council, a high level intergovernmental forum to provide a means for promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic States in particular issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic.
The lecture touched upon legal and political framework, diplomacy efforts concerning Arctic region.