Fredrik Karlström from Åland made the presentation on behalf of the Nordic Council's Cultural and Education Committee and the Nordic Council plenum accepted the proposal unanimously.  UArctic has already started working with the Nordic Council of Ministers to further promote awareness of the relevant Nordic funding instruments in UArctic's member institutions and intra-UArctic cooperation under Nordic programs such as Nordplus, Nordic Master's and Centres of Excellence.

President Lars Kullerud and Vice-President  Administration Outi Snellman represented UArctic in the Nordic Council session.