In Vladivostok, Russia, city buses on several routes, including the bus No15 going to Far Eastern Federal University, have recently been equipped with virtual bookshelves. This invention is one of those about which we can say, “The concept is simple!”



UArctic’s six new Thematic Networks, approved by the UArctic Council in its 18th meeting held June 14-17, 2015 at the Buryat State University in Ulan Ude, Russia, have now been launched in the UArctic web site.




2015 ArcticNet Photo Contest

Wed, Jul 01, 2015
ArcticNet announces the launch of its 2015 Photo Contest. Deadline for submitting photos: 30 October 2015.

Alaska Pacific University, the University of Alaska Anchorage and the University of Alaska Fairbanks will co-host the Eighth Polar Law Symposium at the UA campuses in Fairbanks (23-24 Sept) and in Anchorage (25-26 Sept) with the theme "The Science, Scholarship, and Practice of Polar Law: Strengthening Arctic Peoples and Place".

Summer Holidays

Tue, Jun 30, 2015
The UArctic International Secretariat wishes a happy summer to our members, partners and friends across the North and the world! Our office will be closed July 4-26, 2015. The Shared Voices newsletter will not be published in July, but will return in August.

Organizers invite you to join The Alaskan Arctic: A Summit on Shipping and Ports, August 23-25, 2015, at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, Alaska. The purpose of the meeting is to build partnerships to develop safe and reliable shipping through the Alaskan Arctic.

NUNAMED 2016 conference will take place in Nuuk, Greenland on October 1-3, 2016. The conference is targeted for all researchers and health care persons with an active interest in Greenlandic Health Research. Deadline for submission of abstracts: August 15, 2016.