INTERACT partner University of Oulu, is hosting parts of the UArctic Congress next September. The call for session probposals is open until 30 September 2017.

The science section of the UArctic Congress will start in Oulu Sept 5 and conclude in Helsinki on Sept 7, 2018.

The UArctic Congress is an integral part of Finland’s ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More Council chairmanship program, and open to the scientists, students, policy makers, businesses and all other interested stakeholders. The science section will focus on the themes and priorities of the Finnish chairmanship, including the goals of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable DevelopmentSustainable development has been defined in many ways, but the most frequently quoted definition is from a report called Our Common Future, also known as the Brundtland Report: "Sustainable development is... More, and the Paris Agreement under the UN Framework Convention on Climate ChangeAccording to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, climate change is change in the climate of the whole Earth or a region of the Earth that is believed... More.

The themes of the science sections follow are:

Environmental protection
Connectivity
Meteorological cooperation
Education

Please follow this link to the Uarctic Congress Website

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