• Creates shared knowledge, competences and resources by matching capacity to needs
  • Connects traditional and indigenous knowledge systems with modern academia
  • Partners with northern communities and indigenous populations to respond to their educational aspirations and requirements
  • Bridges dialogue across different sectors and regions of the North, and with the world
  • Builds shared services that facilitate and promote cooperation and collaboration
  • Increases collaboration opportunities for our community of faculty, staff and students
  • Promotes the collective views of its members and broadens the voice of the North in the world