On the first official busines s day of the Forum, an international panel focused on “Challenges & Opportunities in Building Northern Partnerships,” which evoked a good discussion among participants. In addition, during the Rectors’ business meeting, a draft declaration was introduced and was then by the Forum on their final day.

The Foru
UArctic Rectors Forum 2012m concluded with further panel discussions and keynote speeches. These included the Ambassadors’ Panel: “Higher Education in the North: Collaboration in Education, Research and Outreach,” as well as two other international panel discussions on 'Academic Mobility' and 'Pan-Arctic Partnerships with Global Impact.'

The Forum's final event brought together participants, including from the Students Forum, at a gala dinner. Some Forum participants will then visit Churchill,
the polar bear & beluga whale capital of the world, for a post-event excursion.

Final Rectors' Forum Declaration

News release from University of Manitoba.