On October 20, Minik Rosing became the winner of the third Frederik Paulsen Arctic Academic Action Award (FP Award). Though he received the award in 2023, the groundwork for his winning initiative was laid almost a decade ago.
The first workshop of the project entitled “ARCSUS+SDG: Governing Arctic Urban Sustainability through the lens of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals” was held as a pre-event linked to the Arctic Circle Assembly held from October 19-22, 2023.
The 16th Polar Law Symposium was organized by the Kári á Rógvi Institute for Law and Legal Research of the University of the Faroe Islands and held in Tórshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands. The Symposium took place on 26-28 October 2023. The UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Law partners with organizers hosted the event.
The UArctic Chair in Arctic Legal Research and Education, in collaboration with the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law and the UArctic Law Thematic Network, organized a breakout session at the 10th Arctic Circle Assembly held on 19-21 October 2023.
A special dossier guest-edited by Dr. Nafisa Yeasmin (University of Lapland), Research Director (emer.) Elli Heikkilä (Migration Institute), and Prof. Satu Uusiautti (University of Lapland) explores the experiences of ethnic minorities residing in the North.
Intern at UArctic-International Secretariat Linda Lyberth Kristiansen, gave a speech at Arctic Circle Assembly 2023, in the session about Inuit Circumpolar Council Protocols for Equitable and Ethical Engagement.
The Syracuse University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences invites applications for an Assistant Professorship in cryosphere and polar science. This tenure-track position will be located in Syracuse, New York.
The International Water Resources Association (IWRA), and the Faroese Geological Survey (Jarðfeingi) are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for IWRA's 1st Islands Water Congress on "Freshwater and Islands: Administration, Collaboration, and Innovation”, to take place in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, 4 - 6 September 2024.