Energy development on indigenous lands
This seminar is organized by the TriArc and IndGov projects on the interaction between industry and indigenous peoples, with a special emphasis on green energy development. The seminar takes place October 14th at The Fram Centre – the High North Research Centre for Climate and the Environment.
The workshop will facilitate dialogue and mutual learning between scientific expertise and reindeer husbandry, with a special emphasis on learning from relevant Swedish cases. A workshop in Norwegian with reindeer districts in Troms County and invited stakeholders takes place after the seminar.
We welcome indigenous actors, politicians, industry representatives, and researchers and scientists interested in environmental governance to the seminar.
The seminar is open to all.
Place: Fram Centre, Auditorium, Tromsø
Monday 14. October, 2019
Interactions between green energy and indigenous traditional use of lands
0900-0910: Welcome and brief introduction by Else Grete Broderstad, UiT The Arctic University of Norway and Elisabeth Librekt Olsen, NIKU, Fram centre
0910-0930: The Sami Parliament’s position on wind power and the national plan by Silje Karine Muotka, Norwegian Sami Parliament
0930-0950: Cumulative effects of wind power industrial development on reindeer lands by Anders J Eira, Protect Sápmi
0950-1010: Wind power and reindeer husbandry in Norway by Jonathan Edward Colman, NMBU
1010-1030: Coffee break
1030-1050: Wind power and reindeer husbandry in Sweden by Per Sandström, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
1050-1110: Wind power in court cases in Sweden by Dorothee Cambou, University of Helsinki
1110-1130: A perspective from the industry by Egon Leonhardsen, CEO, Finnmark Kraft
1130-1230: Panel discussion