This year's Council meeting has a significant emphasis on the future direction of the network. Among the issues discussed are UArctic's new Strategic Plan 2020-2030 and the changing UArctic's legal status to a registered non-profit association.




The Calotte Academy 2019 has been postponed to 12-19 November, 2019 and is planned to be organized in the European Arctic — Inari and Hetta, Finland; Kautokeino, Norway; Apatity, Russia (tbc.).

The Arctic Frontiers Science Committees invite abstracts for Arctic Frontiers Science 2020. Arctic Frontiers 2020 will convene 26-30 January 2020, while Arctic Frontiers Science will run 28-30 January 2020, in Tromsø, Norway.  


Extended deadline. To stimulate academic research and to strengthen cultural exchanges and promote academic cooperation in snow and ice architecture HIT, UArctic and the IASS Working Group 21 have organized the 2019 HIT International Ice and Snow Architecture Innovation Design and Construction Competition.


The Arctic week 2019

Mon, Sep 02, 2019
Call for proposals for the Arctic week 2019 in Paris. The Arctic week 2019 will take place from December 9 to 13 at the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs in Paris. The event will be chaired by Ségolène Royal, ambassador for the poles.




‘‘Food (in)Security in the Arctic: Contribution of Traditional and Local Food to promote Food Security with Particular Reference to the European High North” project team has gathered for the third time from 26th to 27th of August at the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. 

BiodivERsA will launch its next joint call on the following topic: Biodiversity and Climate Change. The call is planned to be launched on 2 September 2019, with a mandatory submission of pre-proposals by 5 November 2019, and with a closing date on 10 April 2020.