Yakutia presented its tourist potential at the 16th Interregional Exhibition and Fair “SakhaTravel-2015” which was held this year at the Polar Star Hotel. Baikal State University of Economics and Law (BSUEL), preparing the future specialists for tourism sector, takes an active part in the Fair every year.
The Canadian Studies Center at the University of Washington organizes a one-day workshop on 1 May 2015 on the unique relationship between Québec and the Inuit of Nunavik, in particular the policy dialogue that exists between this sub-national government and Inuit region.
The 2nd part of the NRF “Arctic Science in Globalization” Northern Research Forum (NRF) open dialogue session - with the theme “Relevant worldwide implications of the globalized Arctic affecting the Globe, and how should they be taken into consideration” - will take place on 29th of April 2015 at ICARP III in Toyama.
Ministers from eight Arctic states and leaders of Arctic Indigenous Peoples met today in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, marking the conclusion of Canada’s Arctic Council Chairmanship and the beginning of the United States’ Chairmanship. (see full story at Arctic Council).
The EALLIN project of the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry, and the UArctic EALÁT Institute delivered its final report during the occasion of the Arctic Council Ministerial in Iqaluit, Nunvut, Canada. Read the full press release at http://reindeerherding.org/blog/eallin-final-report-delivered-at-arctic-council-today/
The Nordic Council of Ministers’ Terrestrial Ecosystem Group (TEG) is now accepting funding applications for projects to be run in 2016. The priorities for this call are regional development and growth, and value generation based on natural and cultural heritage.
From April 21st to 24th in Tyumen State Oil and Gas University, the meeting was held devoted to the Tempus project called "Environmental management in Russian companies - retraining courses for the sensibilization and integration of Eco-Audit programs in corporate decision-making – RECOAUD”
The Russian language summer school program at North-Eastern Federal University (NEFU) is open for international students interested in Russian language and culture. Background in Russian studies and Russian language is not a prerequisite. Application deadline: 30 April 2015.
A survey of 10,000 respondents in countries with Arctic territory reveals major differences of opinion on issues ranging from Arctic co-operation with Russia, to the threat of military conflict north of the 60th parallel, to whether the Northwest Passage is a Canadian or international waterway.
The European Commission is pleased to invite you to the first of a series of workshops on the further development of the EU's Arctic policy. The first one will take place at the Rantasipi Pohjanhovi Hotel in Rovaniemi (Finland) on 29 April 2015 and will bring together key stakeholders from business, academia and the public se...
Institute of Economics of Karelian Research Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences invites to take part in the international scientific conference "The perspectives of socio-economic development of border regions", in Petrozavodsk, Russia on June 10, 2015. Registration deadline: May 25, 2015.
The UArctic Institute for Arctic Policy at Dartmouth College and the University of Alaska Faribanks has been direclty involved in developing the recommendations of the Carnegie Foundation for International Peace on the future of Arctic Cooperation. Read the full report, Arctic Council Initiatives to Sustain Arctic Cooperation.