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Participatory engagement and the empowerment of the Arctic Indigenous Peoples
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-03-01)
<p>This article aims to analyse the participatory mechanisms in environmental decision making with a focus on indigenous peoples (IP)’s engagement in the Arctic Council (AC)’s decisions.</p> <p>The first part offers a comprehensive perspective of the IP self-determination requirement as both the means and the end of their full participation to environmental decisions: self-determination is both ...
Participation as the Essence of Good Governance: Some General Reflections and a Case Study on the Arctic Council
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-10)
The present contribution explores aspects of good governance on the global dimension with participation as one of the key elements of a well-governed system, focusing on the Arctic Council’s (AC) commitment to enhance indigenous peoples’ participation in the environmental decision-making process. <br> The paper starts with a reflection on the revolutionary impact that new technologies have had ...
Balancing Agro-Fuels and Food Security on the Tightrope Towards Sustainability
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019)
The demand for the utilization of agricultural resources for non-food purposes, such as feedstock, has been on the rise globally in recent times. This article seeks to examine the underlying reasons behind the boom in agricultural crops for biofuel feedstock. Cognizant of this peak in demand, the article aims to show how the right to adequate food is being restrained by large-scale land acquisition ...
A Conceptual Framework for Complex Systems at the Crossroads of Food, Environment, Health, and Innovation
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-11-20)
Climate-smart solutions and practices have the potential to contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of achieving zero hunger; ensuring healthy lives and promoting the wellbeing of humans, animals, and plants; reducing ocean overharvesting and overfishing; tackling climate change; driving economic growth; and promoting innovation. Achieving these goals will require searching for, ...
What can we learn from indigenous peoples law and methodology?
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2021)
Objective: The paper analyses the deep contributions of Indigenous knowledge on enriching and encouraging change to laws and research and training the Western legal systems to listen to other voices that have been silenced for centuries.<p> <p>Methodology: The argumentation developed in the paper is based on interdisciplinary research (intertwining social and legal reflections on the ...