The UArctic Thematic Network on Local and Regional Development and UiT/The Arctic University of Norway has organized a seminar on local business and community development for Avjuvarri Indigenous Region in Kautokeino.
II International Arctic Legal Forum "Conservation and Sustainable Development of the Arctic: legal aspects" was held in St. Petersburg, Russia, Nov 12-15, 2014. The forum was attended by the representatives of Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and Far East (RAIPON). (Original article: raipon.info)
The final conference of the project "ArctiChildren InNet - Development of electronic health systems in schools of the Barents Region" was held at the University of Lapland where over 50 representatives from the UArctic network exchanged best practices in the implementation of e-health in schools of the Barents region.
The ACUNS Canadian Northern Studies Trust offers a variety of awards in support of northern research at the undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral level. The competition for the 2015-16 is now open!
From November 7th to 27th 2014, The UArctic Thematic Network, Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design (ASAD) are hosting the Relate North 2014, Art Heritage and Identity Exhibition at the Riddo Duottar Museum in Kautokeino, Norway.
Antioch University New England has highlighted its recent membership in UArctic during a visit by UArctic President Lars Kullerud and Vice-President Organization Outi Snellman, as reported in the Keene Sentinal. Antioch president Stephen Jones is the former chair of UArctic's Board of Governors.
Lapland University Press has released a new book on art and design, Relate North 2014: Engagement, Art and Representation. Edited by Timo Jokela and Glen Coutts, this is the first international peer-reviewed publication produced as part of the work of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design (ASAD).
North Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk, Russia, (NEFU named after M.K. Ammosov) is holding a PhD course within the Uarctic Thematic Network Arctic Extractive Industries this week. The workshop is from November 9 to November 15, 2014.
In advance of the U.S. chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2015, the U.S. Embassy Sweden, Dartmouth College and the Fulbright Commission held a panel discussion to highlight cooperation between the U.S. and Sweden on environmental issues, and to exchange best practices on educating and engaging the public on Arctic issues.
Five master’s degree programs at the University of Lapland, Finland will be open for applications December 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015. The programs are Arctic Art and Design, Comparative Social Work, International and Comparative Law, Media Education, and Tourism, Culture and International Management. Studies start in Sept 2015.