The new issue of the Nordic Council of Ministers' web magazine, Green Growth the Nordic Way, is now available online. Through three feature articles, this issue looks at some of the Nordic activities in the Arctic and North Atlantic linked to both the green and blue economy.

Arctic Council press release, March 5, 2015 - The Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials and Permanent Participant organizations, which represent indigenous peoples of the Arctic region, held their fourth and final meeting during Canada’s Chairmanship on March 2-5, in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.




Baikal State University of Economics and Law (filial in Irkutsk, Russia) will hold all-Russian conference "The Arctic and the challenges of globalization", June 18, 2015 in the framework of the VIII National Festival of Mass Communications "PR Days in Yakutia-2015".


James McDonald, In Memoriam

Mon, Feb 23, 2015
It is with great sadness that UArctic announces the loss of James McDonald, our Council Chair and long-serving representative from the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). Jim, as he was known to his friends, will be dearly missed both as a leading contributor to the development of UArctic and for his humour and wa...


The production of the second volume of the Arctic Human Development Report (AHDR-II) on the tenth anniversary of the first AHDR makes it possible to move beyond the baseline assessment to make valuable comparisons and contrasts across a decade of persistent and rapid change in the North.




Arctic Design Week 2015, the world’s northernmost design week, takes place on 16-22 February 2015 in Rovaniemi, Finland. The theme of the 7th design week is Transparency, which explores the role of design in the sustainable development of the Arctic.

The Eurasia Foundation invites accredited higher education institutions from Russia and the United States to submit joint proposals for the development of new institutional partnerships funded by the US-Russia University Partnership Program (UPP). Application deadlines: March 2, 2015 and May 18, 2015.