The forth issue of UArctic Russian Newsletter is now available online The issue tells about Thematic Networks activities and contains interviews with Thematic Network leaders.

The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission adopted a policy proposal on April 27, 2016 that will guide the actions of the European Union in the Arctic region.

The conference is organized on 14 June 2016 in Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland and is part of the 2016 Finnish presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers. It is organised in connection with the work of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ ad hoc group for quality in higher education.

Universities, companies, research institutions and organizations have one month left to submit proposals for Breakout Sessions at the Fourth Arctic Circle Assembly to be held October 7 – 9, 2016 in Reykjavík, Iceland. Deadline for submissions: May 15, 2016.

Organizers of the Arctic Science Summit Week 2017 in Prague (Czech Republic) on 31 March – 7 April 2017 are now accepting session proposals for the ASSW 2017 Science Symposium, entitled "A Dynamic Arctic in Global Change". Deadline: June 30, 2016.

 The Korea Maritime Institute (KMI), located in Busan, Republic of Korea, launched its 1st Korea Arctic Academy (KAA) with 30 international and Korean students in 2015, and is currently getting ready to host the Academy again this year.