Exercises in Arctic diplomacy during the COVID-19 pandemic: New opportunities for learning

Every two years, the Model Arctic Council is held in the state currently chairing the Arctic Council. Participating students are selected from across the circumpolar Arctic and non-Arctic states, and work collaboratively to simulate the work of the Member States, Permanent Participants, Working Groups, Observers, and others who are involved in Arctic Council negotiations, in … Continue reading Exercises in Arctic diplomacy during the COVID-19 pandemic: New opportunities for learning

Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders Days 3 & 4| January 2020

Days No. Three & Four: Learning in and about the Lofoten Archipelago During the course of my MSc, I read many an article about the United Nations' and its protocols. One I became particularly familiar with is the United Nations Convention for the Law of the Sea. In fact, I've become so familiar with it … Continue reading Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders Days 3 & 4| January 2020

Banksoski! Bulgaria’s best (and cheapest) skiing

When I initially imagined myself skiing in Europe, I pictured Chamonix and St. Antons, but when travelling on a student budget, Google became my best friend in helping me find the best, cheapest mountains. One place that promised great skiing and unparalleled prices across multiple "Best of..." lists was Bansko Ski Resort in the Pirin … Continue reading Banksoski! Bulgaria’s best (and cheapest) skiing