Second, because this month marks the thirtieth anniversary of the conference at which ACUNS
is itself symptomatic of this, in that it connects the normally separate worlds of academe and policy.
In sum, international organizations find themselves in a political landscape that differs in many respects from that prevailing twenty-five years ago when ACUNS
(Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies).
swan song revisits my first book and doctoral dissertation (done under the supervision of my dear friend and mentor Leon Gordenker, who gave the first Holmes Lecture in 1990) along with my most recent book (on which this article draws).
principles go one step beyond the ACUNS
principles, in that they urge researchers to incorporate local and traditional knowledge into the research design.
Holmes lecture "Building Peace," given at the ACUNS
Annual Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 9 June 2006.
acknowledges that both of these initiatives (the Assistant Deputy Ministers' Committee and the Northern Task Force) are necessary and constructive steps.
Immediate concern must center on 1) the problem of possible misinterpretation of traditional ecological knowledge through its cultural decontextualization (see ACUNS
, 1982; RCAP, n.
Charlotte Ku, Global Governance and the Changing Face of International Law, ACUNS
Reports and Papers, No.
The author of this commentary has attended these meetings for more than a decade, and was secretary-treasurer of ACUNS
for the period 1989-93, when cash resources were just beginning to reflect the onslaught of federal government budget cuts.
Andy Knight, Article 2(7) Revisited, ACUNS
Reports and Paper No.