The UArctic Thematic Network on Social Work focuses on three topics with relevance for social work in the Arctic: Indigenous peoples, consequences of climate change and the development of rurality and urbanity. This becomes clear also in the decisions of the network in their physical meeting in Bodø under the Arctic Congress,...

Growing up in the Arctic includes facing many challenges. Among them are developing one’s identity, climate change that threats ways of living, risk of poverty. This session by Thematic Network on Social Work on the Arctic Congress in Bodø, June 1st pointed also at such challenges. But most of all it pointed out the possibili...

UArctic welcomes new Thematic Networks which were approved by the UArctic Assembly in their meeting held on 2-3 June, 2024 in Bodø, Norway.

The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) announces their upcoming IARPC Public Webinar Series event, titled The Unmet Needs of Environmentally Threatened Alaska Native Villages: Assessment and Recommendations (ANTHC). This webinar will take place 10 June 2024, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. AKDT.

Concluding the Arctic Congress 2024 in Bodø, Norway, the UArctic Assembly convened June 2-3, 2024. With participation from nearly 70 member institutions, the 2024 Assembly became the largest UArctic members' meeting so far. 

In a significant development for Arctic research and education, the Arctic Five has been officially established as a UArctic Regional Centre, solidifying a collaborative framework to enhance academic and research endeavors in the Fennoscandinavian Arctic.

The European Polar Board (EPB) and the future European Polar Coordination Office (EPCO) will be in Umeå, Sweden, from 2025 to 2029. The relocation from the Netherlands to the Arctic significantly strengthens the foundation of Sweden's Arctic research coordination and regional policy development.