UArctic President Lars Kullerud met with the Standing Committee of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region in Ottawa on February 24, 2014. The meeting was hosted by the Canadian parliament and the agenda included a dialog with the Honorable Leona Aglukkaq. Minister Aglukkaq is the Chair of the Arctic Council and will re...


The Tłı̨chǫ Government, the Government of the Northwest Territories and Canadian Polar Commission are co-hosting a multi-event symposium to advance the use of Traditional Knowledge in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories September 19 – 21, 2014

As someone interested in Arctic issues, you might like to see our latest brief, which summarizes the inaugural Arctic Circle Assembly and describes the mission and structure of the organization.

World NGO Day 2014 Forum

Thu, Feb 27, 2014
The 2 day World NGO Day 2014 Forum starts on the 27th at 8:30 GMT. Join us via Live Stream. You are more than welcome to follow the World NGO Day panel discussions and speeches via Live Stream: http://www.videonet.fi/worldngoday2014forum/  The World NGO Day 2014 Forum Official Programme is now available online: http://yourngo...


From the University of Alaska Anchorage Blog and the Anchorage Daily News a tale of a two UAA professors, inspired by their work in Iceland and Finland with the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design are now bringing their ideas of Anchorages' Winterfest. See the full story.

You are cordially invited to contribute to a project on sustainable Arctic tourism by submitting a paper to the Arctic Council's Working Group on the Protection of the Marine Environment (PAME) by June 15, 2014 on one or more of the following topics:Trends in Arctic tourism, with a particular focus on shipborne tourism;...

The Arctic Yearbook is calling for abstracts for the 2014 edition. The Arctic Yearbook is an international and peer-reviewed volume which focuses on issues of regional geopolitics, circumpolar relations, and security, broadly defined. The Arctic Yearbook is a joint initiative of the Northern Research Forum (NRF) and the U...

Proactive and creative master and PhD students from Russia, USA, Canada, Norway and the UK will meet in Arkhangelsk February 25-28 with aim to increase their knowledge on the Arctic issues, meet like-minded participants from the other countries and develop their leadership skills. The overall idea of the MAC is to promote sci...

UNESCO has been continuously warning that more than half of the currently alive 7,000 languages may extinguish within several generations. Wise ethno-linguistic policies and modern information technologies offer a chance of at least slowing down these processes, which are capable of inflicting much harm to the entire humankind.