The Arctic Report Cards produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are a source of reliable and brief information on the current state of the Arctic environment. The Arctic Council working groups CAFF and AMAP supported work on the 2012 Report Cards, which detail dramatic changes in the...


UArctic's Board of Governors met together with Ma-Mawi (UArctic's senior management group) in Levi, Finland Dec 8-12, 2012. The work of the meetings focussed on finalizing work plans for UArctic activities in 2013 as well as the development of UArctic's next Strategic Plan.

Linda Pemik of Nunavut Arctic College organized a meeting of the VERDDE network during the recent Circumpolar Indigenous Education Conference hosted by the Nunavut Education Department and the Greenland Education Department in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada Nov 27-30, 2012. VERDDE is a UArctic Thematic Network that promotes a...

The Swedish Chairmanship of the Arctic Council is organizing a side-event, "High Level Dialogue: Arctic climate change – Global Consequences and Arctic Response?" at COP18 in Doha, Qatar, 6th of December 15.30 -16.45 (Room 1). The event is open for conference attendees.


Following the success of the inaugural Adventure Conference in February this year, West Highland College UHI’s Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research, in collaboration with SportScotland, has announced a call for papers for the 2013 Adventure Conference. The event is scheduled for May 21-23 at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig on the Isl...

The Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation, in partnership with the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, The Inuit Knowledge Centre, St. Jerome's University and the Trinity-Munk Centre for Contemporary International History, is pleased to host the third annual...

Arctic Yearbook 2012 launched

Mon, Nov 26, 2012
The UArctic Thematic Network on Geopolitics and Security is proud to announce the launch of the Arctic Yearbook (AY), the preeminent repository of critical analysis on the Arctic region, with a mandate to inform observers about the state of Arctic geopolitics and security. AY is an international and interdisciplinar...

Altogether 17 Nordic PhD and advanced Master’s students participated the multidisciplinary course on security in the Arctic. The course was held in November 12 – 14, 2012 at the University of Oulu, Finland. The teachers included experts on Human and Northern Security: Professor Lassi Heininen (University of Lapland), the...



The Circumpolar Conference on Education for Indigenous People takes place November 26-30, 2012, Iqaluit. The conference is a partnership between the Government of Nunavut and the Government of Greenland. Jan Henry Keskitalo, UArctic's Vice-President Indigenous, will attend the conference. The conference also brings toge...