Today UArctic Congress 2018 concluded in Helsinki featuring addresses by President Tarja Halonen of Finland, and a closing panel looking at the goals of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with a particular focus on gender equality and climate change.
Following the very engaging panel discussion in the Opening plenary, addressing the topic "Arctic Agenda 2030 - a Challenge" and the UN Sustainable Development goals, the main themes of the UArctic Congress 2018 - environmental protection, connectivity, meteorological cooperation, and education - will be featured across the e...
Following a busy first day of UArctic meetings, including the largest ever gathering of Council members in the organization's history, UArctic Congress 2018 reaches full-steam with the official Opening plenary on Tuesday.
Leaders of many UArctic's member universities met during the first day of the UArctic Congress 2018 to share experiences and address key issues facing northern higher education, including the main themes of the event.
Hosted by the University of Oulu and the University of Helsinki, the UArctic Congress 2018 represents the largest event ever organized by the University of the Arctic, with over 600 participants from more than 30 countries.