"I was honored by the opportunity to address the distinguished audience in the opening and to give the presentation, 'What UArctic stands for across the Circumpolar North: University collaboration in the Polar North as inspiration for the Himalayan University Consortium'. I am pleased to see the energy by many local and regional university leaders in finding good ways to cooperate for the future of the Himalayan region," says Kullerud.

The Summit was organized and hosted by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge sharing centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas.

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