A joint statement from Ministers of the Arctic States on the occasion of the Arctic Council's 20th anniversary. (Source: http://www.arctic-council.org/index.php/en/our-work2/20th-anniversary/416-20th-anniversary-statement-2)




IASC Fellowship Program 2017

Wed, Sep 21, 2016
The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), invites Early Career Scientists (ECS) to apply for the IASC Fellowship Program 2017.

A new intern from the University of Copenhagen has started his internship at the UArctic International Secretariat at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. 

The activities and outcomes of the UArctic Congress 2016 attracted considerable media attention both nationally in Russia and internationally. Below is an overview of just some of the media articles published in English about the event.


When discussing about the future of the Arctic, it's extremely important to support, encourage and involve students and young scientist in the discussion, because they are the future. For this purpose, awards for best student presentations were granted in the closing session of the UArctic Congress 2016. Four book gift cards,...


St Petersburg University hosts the first-ever UArctic Congress with a specific focus on current issues in the Arctic. How to reduce emissions and why extracting oil, rather than natural gas, poses greater threat to the Arctic – these are a few of the questions discussed by the leading experts from SPbU.

Today, the first ever UArctic Congress, hosted by St. Petersburg University, concluded following a week of science sessions and key meetings of northern academics from across the circumpolar world and beyond.