University of Oulu published a new Gender Equality and Diversity action plan—a GEP for years 2019–2022, which is the seventh in order. The first one was drafted already in 1997. The brochure recaps the current tasks of the gender equality work at the university and it is published today—the national Day of Equality, March 19th.

From kindergartens to universities, schools across the Arctic are going virtual to slow the spread of the corona virus, or Covid-19. [Originally published at High North News]. UArctic will be working with its members and partners to help identify additional learning resources to support the increased need for online teaching.

The Arctic Five universities had their fifth workshop about Joint Masters Course on the Arctic Inclusive Pedagogy on 24-25 February in Umeå, Sweden. The project group has now visited all the Arctic Five universities.





Arctic Winter School 2020 has successfully completed its work in Yakutsk, Russia. It was held at the North-Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk, Russia from February 25 to March 7, 2020 and was co-organized by the Northern Forum international organization.

Northern Arctic Federal University (Arkhangelsk, North-West Russia) is pleased to announce the II International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context” to be held on 13-20 June, 2020 as a side event of the X International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS Х)


An open seminar on Indigenous Education will discuss educational contexts of indigenous people in Greenland, Canada and Australia. The second part of the seminar includes the launch of the international book Indigenous postgraduate education: Intercultural perspectives. 


The Future of the Arctic Human Population: Migration in the North Conference takes place in Rovaniemi, Finland on 28–29 May 2020. This will be the first ever conference on (im)migration in the cap of the north that is a part of series of activities of UArctic Thematic network on Arctic Migration.


Co-Chair Dr. Lisa AdamsAssociate Dean for Global Health and Director, Center for Global Health Equity, DartmouthCo-Chair Dr. Dalee Sambo DoroughInternational Chair, Inuit Circumpolar Council The leading medical journal The Lancet has recently established The Lancet Commission on Arctic Health, and it is great pleasure that l...