Polar Silk Road Current Affairs, GK & News
China released a white paper on its Arctic policy, pledging cooperative governance and elaborating its vision for a “Polar Silk Road” by developing shipping lanes opened up by global warming extending President Xi Jinping’s signature Belt and Road Initiative . Note: China, despite being a non-Arctic state, is increasingly active in the polar region and became an observer ....Read More
At 11th Arctic Council ministerial meeting held at Rovaniemi in Finland, India was re-elected as an observer to intergovernmental forum Arctic Council. India promised its commitment towards contributing more to Arctic Council. About 11th Arctic Council Major issues discussed at the Council meeting: With growing tensions worldwide, how to deal with global warming and jurisdiction ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Topics: 11th Arctic Council ministerial meeting • Arctic Council • Canada and United States • Denmark • Finland • Iceland • India • Northern Fleet • Norway • Ottawa Declaration • Polar Silk Road • Russia • Sweden