The UNESCO Secretariat praised the application of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov for the establishment of the UNESCO Chair "Technologies for Preservation of the Historical and Cultural Heritage of the Arctic Region - Technologies for Preservation of The Historical and Cultural Heritage of...
By increasing their support for UArctic's north2north mobility program, Norway aims to get the whole country more engaged in find solutions for northern challenges, and contribute to growing expertise in Norway as well as in other Arctic countries through knowledge exchange.
Raising the importance of international cooperation, gender equality and environmental challenges in the Arctic, the Swedish Ambassador for Arctic Affairs Björn Lyrvall gave a powerful speech and video interview at the Stockholm City Hall during the meeting of the Council of UArctic.
University of Akureyri, in cooperation with the Model Arctic Council Thematic Network, will host a Model Arctic Council (MAC) from March 22 to 27, 2020 in Akureyri, Iceland, for students interested in Arctic and circumpolar affairs.
Professor Jeffrey Welker from the University of Oulu and the University of Alaska Anchorage alongside with 30 co-authors from UArctic affiliated institutions and research groups just published a paper on the large loss of CO2 in winter observed across the northern permafrost region.
The webinar "The Emerging Concern for Indigenous Language Education in Public Education in Canada" was organized in collaboration with UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education and UNESCO/UNITWIN network on Teacher Education. The webinar contributed also to UN International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019.