Resignation and Removal of Membership

Any member may resign from the UArctic network either giving the notice to the Board in writing or by giving the notice at the annual meeting of the Assembly.

For giving the notice in writing, a member should:

  1. Send a letter addressed to the Board by email to the
  2. State clearly in the letter that they wish to resign, and the reason for resignation

The notice given at the annual meeting of the Assembly will be recorded in the meeting minutes. 

The UArctic International Secretariat shall provide a warning to any full of associate member that fails to meet its obligation during a given year. Failure to comply with UArctic's reporting requirements or paying the annual membership fee for two consecutive years shall lead to the member being recommended for removal from the roster of active UArctic members.

The Assembly may remove a member by vote taken during its annual meeting, with the reason for dismissal contained in a proposal that must be made available in accordance with Assembly rules of procedure. Prior to action on the proposal, the member must be given the opportunity to respond to the matter.

A member under inactive status or removed from membership must re-apply to become a member.