ARENA 2017

  • Expected start date:
    Expected end date:
    UNU Iceland
    Project Status:
    Project Type:
    Capacity development
    Project Manager :
    Ludvik Georgsson

    The ARENA 2017 (Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy) project was organized and co-lead by the United States – Department of State through the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, Canada – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada through Polar Knowledge Canada, and Iceland – Ministry for Foreign Affairs through UNU Geothermal Training Programme, and co-lead by Finland, Gwich’in Council International, and Aleut International Association and endorsed by the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group, ARENA. The objectvie of the project was to provide an opportunity for northern energy champions in underdeveloped arctic areas to gain renewable energy literacy and unique exposure to renewable energy options through mentoring, networking, learning and capacity building.