The United Nations declared 2019 The International Year of Indigenous Languages in order to raise awareness of them, not only to benefit the people who speak these languages, but also for others to appreciate the important contribution they make to our world´s rich cultural diversity. 

The third and final intern from Labrador Institute’s International Indigenous Intern program has joined the UArctic International Secretariat.  Michelle Saunders has started her internship at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland which will continue for the next 2 months.

The Arctic Circle will hold a Forum May 10-11 in Shanghai under the title "China and the Arctic," hosted by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China. Deadline for the proposals is March 1. 




Northern Arctic Federal University and UArctic Thematic Network on Working in the Arctic are pleased to announce the Scientific Symposium "Work in the Arctic" and the 4th Psychological Scientific and Practical School "Working shifts in the Arctic - success and health" to be held as side events of the Arctic Science Summit Wee...




Arctic Safety Conference 2019

Thu, Jan 03, 2019
The aim of the conference is to bring together experts and practitioners to share experiences, new findings and best practices for safety in the Arctic. The conference is to take place in Longyearbyen in May 13-15, 2019. 


The Arctic Yearbook is calling for abstracts for the 2019 edition. Theme for the edition is Redefining Arctic Security. Deadline for abstracts is March 1, 2019.