The Embassy of Canada in
Finland and the Finnish Meteorological Institute
invite you to an open seminar on: Arctic Shipping - Climate, Technology and Safety. The seminar is held on Thursday, March 10, 2011
09:30 – 13:00
at the Dynamicum
Kumpula Campus Area, Erik Palmenin Aukio 1, 00560 Helsinki.
The pamphlet "Why monitor the Arctic - Services to society from a sustained ocean observing system" by the Intergovernmental Oceanic Commission (IOC) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has been released.
Research professor of the Northern Institute for Environmental and
Minority Law (Arctic Centre/University of Lapland) Timo Koivurova
cautions' those who think that the ILO-Convention No. 169 will never be
ratified in Finland.
On the 24th and 25th of January, 2011, a UArctic mini-seminar entitled, “Structural Changes in Higher Education across the Circumpolar North” was held in conjunction with the Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromsø, Norway.
Register now for the PhD training course, People in changing world, to be held in conjunction with the UArctic Rectors' Forum, March 22-26, 2011 at Sámi University College, Diehtosiida, Kautokeino, Norway. See the full course announcement
Dr. Lassi Heininen, Chair of the NRF Steering Committee, presented an
overview and comparative study on Arctic strategies and state policies
of seven Arctic states in the meeting of the Standing Committee of
Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region on the 22nd of February 2011 in
24 year-old Anastasia Emelyanova is the first graduate of the Master's Program Circumpolar Health and Well-being (MCH), awareded by the University of Oulu and developed under the auspices of UArctic. Anastasia is also a northerner: from a northern community, planning on working for her northern community.
Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) has extended its call for
applications to its early career research (ECR) workshop in conjunction with
the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), entitled "Shaping
the Future of AMAP." The one-day workshop will be held on 3 May 2011 in
The AVS program is proud to announce that Mr. Larry Merculieff willtravel from Anchorage, Alaska to the small rural town of Monmouth,Oregon, home of Western Oregon University and the Paul Jensen Arctic Museum. Mr. Merculieff's presentations will focus on Indigenous Elder Wisdom from a variety of perspectives for several diffe...
The Report to the Arctic Council and the International Arctic Science Committee “Plan for the Implementation Phase of SAON” has been released containing a proposal on how a Sustainable Arctic Observation Network (SAON) could be implemented.
The Regional Institute for International Cooperation at the Tyumen State University is organizing a Russian Language and Culture Summer School 2011 that will take place in Tyumen, Western Siberia, Russia.