The lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Desing (ASAD) Timo Jokela, has received the Edwin Ziegfeld Award in honour of his work as a reformer in art and design education.

The first working day of the Arctic Science Summit Week 2019, May 22, began with meetings of working groups covering five important areas of scientific activities: issues related to changes in atmosphere, cryosphere, hydrosphere and terrestrial ecosystems of the Arctic, as well as human life and activities in the Arctic.

The project Partnership for Sustainability: Arctic Tourism in Times of Change of the UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Tourism develops sustainability of Arctic tourism. The project is funded from the Nordic Council of Ministers' Arctic Co-operation Programme 2018-2021. 

Bringing a close to Finland's successful chairmanship of the Arctic Council, the Ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi on May 7 also highlighted the successful cooperation with UArctic on the Education priority during the chairmanship period.