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SCAR General News

antarctic parliamentarians assemblyThe Antarctic Parliamentarians Assembly 2021 is taking place on 1 December.

Parliamentarians are invited from the 54 signatories to the Antarctic Treaty to discuss the challenges facing Antarctica.

The Assembly aims to highlight the importance of Antarctica in the understanding of our planet, and provide an opportunity for parliamentarians, rather than governments, to learn more about Antarctica and be able to press their legislatures to support and prioritise the work of the Treaty.

Immediate Past SCAR President Professor Steven Chown will be giving a keynote lecture at the Assembly entitled Climate change and the Antarctic.

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