Second Arctic NGO Forum Workshop, 16-18 October 2013, Brussels (Belgium)

The second workshop of the Arctic NGO Forum will take place in Brussels on October 16-18. In this section, preparatory documents will be made available.

The theme of this year's workshop is "Arctic Marine Transportation and Shipping". The workshop will be held in conjuction with the Arctic Futures Symposium, organised by the International Polar Foundation, one of the partners of the Arctic NGO Forum.

The Arctic Futures Symposium focusses on Canada's “Development for the People of the North” priorities during the country's chairmanship of the Arctic Council: Responsible Arctic resource development, safe Arctic shipping, and sustainable Arctic communities.