“In comparison to the [European] Commission, the EEAS or the Council, the E[uropean].P[arliament]. still wants the European Union to take a much more activist Arctic role and position. Accordingly, some details of the final policy product may lead to intensified discussions between the E.P., its institutional counterparts and Arctic states and stakeholders.”
This year, 2016, could very well go down in history as the European Union’s “Arctic Year,” with the various institutions launching several Arctic policy statements, writes Andreas Raspotnik in his commentary. Read the full article on Arctic Deeply.