From 10th to 12th October 2019 was held in Reykjavik, Iceland, the Arctic Circle Assembly 2019.The Arctic Circle Assembly is the largest non-governmental event abouy the Arctic in the entire world.
This year more than 2.100 people from more of 60 different countries have attended the 7th. edition of the Arctic Circle Assembly. Some of the keynotes speakers were the Primer Ministers of Finland, Iceland and Denmark. HRH the Crown Princess Victoria of Sweeden, the Energy Secretary of State from the United States of America did also take part. The invited honor guest was Senator John Kerry.
Brazil was represented in the Assembly, with a breakout session about “Brazil and the Sustainability of the Artic”. Brazil was the only Latin American country to be represented this year.
Celma Regina Hellebust, Lawyer and a board director of BNCC, spoke about “Decommissioning of Oil and Gas Facilities in High Stakes Environments – the Brazilian Equatorial Margin and the Norwegian Arctic”. The other speakers were Sergio C. Trindade, international consultant, and Leonardo Mattos, representing the Brazilian Navy.