US Arctic Council Chairmanship: Achievements & Remaining Priorities

A conversation with:
Ambassador Mark Brzezinski
Executive Director 
 US Government Arctic Executive Steering Committee

Melanie Nakagawa
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Transformation, Bureau of Energy Resources
US Department of State

Cathleen Kelly
Senior Fellow
Center for American Progress

Moderated by:
Ambassador Paula J. Dobriansky
Senior Fellow, The Diplomacy Project
Harvard University JFK Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs;
Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs

Introduced by:
Ambassador Richard Morningstar 
Founding Director and Chairman, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council 

Although the United States holds the two-year rotating Chairmanship of the Artic Council until Summer 2017, the upcoming presidential election offers an inflection point to assess the work of the Arctic Council under US leadership. Our panelists will discuss topics including climate and energy diplomacy issues, local resilience, and key goals of the US Chairmanship. We hope that you can join us for this timely discussion.