UArctic Vice-President Organization Outi Snellman presented the UArctic Congress 2018 at the meeting of the Senior Arctic Officials of the Arctic Council on November 1, 2018. In her presentation, Ms Snellman focused on the UArctic Congress 2018 Declaration as a message from the circumpolar higher education community to the go...

At the SAO meeting at the University of Lapland, in Rovaniemi, Finland, the Arctic Council focused its discussions on Arctic biodiversity and received updates from all the Council’s subsidiary bodies on their ongoing work.

The Model Arctic Council (MAC) took place at the same time as the Arctic Council meeting at University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. The MAC was arranged by the University of Lapland. The students eagerly took part in discussions and engaged in debate as where they part of the real Arctic Council.

Arctic Yearbook 2018 published

Fri, Nov 02, 2018
The Arctic Yearbook 2018  was launched on November 1, 2018 during the Model Arctic Council event that was held at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. The theme of the yearbook is Arctic Development - in Theory & in Practice.






The second Arctic Science Ministerial (ASM2) took place in Berlin, Germany on the 25-26 October 2018. The main goal of the ASM2 is to further co-operation in arctic science, by addressing challenges and creating joint action. For full report click here.

Technical University of Denmark (DTU) conducted research that revealed that plankton—the foundation of the food chains in the Arctic Ocean—are affected by concentrations of oil pollution much lower than previously assumed. For full article click here.




The University of Lapland hosts The Model Arctic Council (MAC), the event takes place October 29 - November 2. MAC is an academic program in which students from universities throughout the circumpolar north and beyond have the opportunity to get hands on experience with Arctic concerns.