Navigating the Poles: the New Frontier of Polar Diplomacy (A FREE Zoom Event)
July 20, 2021@12:00 pm-1:00 pm
While it is hot outside, cool off with a discussion of the international politics and policies of the polar regions. Join our expert, William Muntean, Senior Advisor on Antarctic Policy for the U.S. Department of State. Learn why the U.S. foreign policy affecting the polar regions has as its goal maintaining peace and protecting these areas for scientific research. What are the unique challenges impacting the polar regions and why is international cooperation so vital to preserving this unique environment? The event will be moderated by Dr. Weston Dripps, the Executive Director of the Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities and a Professor of Earth, Environmental, and Sustainability Sciences at Furman University.
Please join us live online on Tuesday, July 20 at 12:00 pm. Presentations generally run from 12-1:00 with plenty of time afterwards