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.  



ASSW2021 will take place in Lisbon from March 20-26 under the theme “The Arctic: Regional changes, Global impacts”, with the three last days reserved for the Open Science Conference (OSC).

The Finnish Editorial Board of Retfærd ​invites submissions for articles for a special issue on sustainability "A sustainable law for a sustainable society?" to be published at the end of 2020.


The UArctic Philanthropy Manager will work closely with its leadership and partners to define, lead and execute philanthropic fundraising activities and programs for the non-profit UArctic Association (50-75%), the Arctic Circle (25-50%), and collaborations between the two.





Due to the worsening situation caused by COVID-19 pandemic in Japan and worldwide and after careful consultation with the Advisory Committee, the Convenor of the 14th Polar Law Symposium has decided to postpone the Kobe Polar Law Symposium to fall of 2021. Most likely it will be held around November 2021.  

Three years after the pioneer e-publication on Russian Laws on Indigenous Issues UArctic experts issued “Russian Laws on Indigenous Issues (Vol. II): Wildlife Laws, Concept of Sustainable Development and supplementary legal forms for indigenous communities” (translated into English with commentary).

UArctic Covid-19 Statement

Tue, Apr 28, 2020
The UArctic Board has prepared a statement regarding our response to the current Covid-19 situation.

As the current pandemic evolves, the focus on the health effects of the coronavirus widens. While nations around the globe implement strict measures to flatten the curve of infections, concerns are rising that the virus and the measures taken to combat it, will cause long-term mental health issues.