The One Health project is led by the Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) of the Arctic Council and now is in its third Chairmanship cycle under the leadership of the United States, Canada, and Finland. The One Arctic, One Health Fact Sheet is now published.

Good health is not the mere absence of diseases. It is the result of a complex interplay between factors influencing our daily lives and the surrounding environment. However, increased human activities resulting in the loss of natural habitats imperil both healthy ecosystems and healthy humans. 

You are invited to participate in an online workshop to discuss topics and ideas that you think are important for policy makers and the Arctic Science Ministers to better understand and prioritize at the Third Arctic Science Ministerial (ASM3;

The Green Deal call will mobilise research and innovation to foster a just and sustainable societal transition aiming at ‘leaving nobody behind’. Publication and opening of the call: mid-September, 2020.

We at UArctic, together with the local host organizations in Iceland, have made the difficult decision to postpone the UArctic Congress (originally scheduled to take place in Reykjavik Oct 6-8, 2020) until May 2021 in conjunction with the Arctic Council Ministerial.

The Migration in the North 2020 Conference​ is postponed due to coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and will be organised as a virtual conference in the autumn 2020. The new dates will be informed later. 

With regard to the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 Northern Arctic Federal University  transfers the II International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context” for June 2021. The event will be held in Arkhangelsk within the framework of X International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS Х)

University of Alaska Fairbanks One Health Team wants to reach out with a program opportunity for students that want to deepen their understanding of One Health and incorporate the paradigm and problem-solving skills into their future careers. 

The conference “Special and Inclusive Education in Euro-Arctic Region” will take place in Arkhangelsk (Russia) on November 24,  2020. The Conference is devoted to 10th anniversary of Northern (Arctic) Federal University and 20th anniversary of special teachers’ training in Arkhangelsk.