University of Oulu, 2016

UArctic Congress 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018 to Friday, September 7, 2018

Universities of Oulu and Helsinki host a major scientific event, UArctic Congress 2018 on 3rd to 7th September 2018. The first four days of the congress will take place in Oulu and the final day in Helsinki.

The UArctic Congress 2018 themes revolve around the priorities of the Finnish chairmanship, including the goals of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Paris Agreement under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

The congress will be second in the series started in 2016, when the first UArctic Congress took place in St. Petersburg, Russia, hosted by the St. Petersburg State University. The congress gathered 450 participants from the UArctic member countries and beyond. The congress of 2018 has already raised a lot of interest and it is anticipated to attract a similar amount of international participants.

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Last updated: 30.8.2018