The CAPARDUS project has focus on documenting norms and conventions ranging from guidelines, practices, standards to regulations within selected areas important for people
in the Arctic. A survey for people living and working in Svalbard is prepared and will be used to gather information about status and development of standards in this region.
The report "Climate in Svalbard 2100" was commissioned by the Norwegian Environment Agency in order to provide basic information for use in climate change adaptation in Svalbard. The report is available at https://sios-svalbard.org/News_20190205
The Svalbard Social Science Initiative, SSSI has newly been founded as a grassroot initiative that brings a variety of social science researchers together in order to provide a planorm for the exchange and discussion of research issues and results, see www.svalbardsocialscience.com. A workshop report from November 2019 is attached.
Longyearbyen municipality has developed a strategic business plan for Svalbard in 2017 (in Norwegian), see attachment