News & Press Releases
23 July 2020
Reminder - Call for applications: NEFU Online Arctic Summer School 2020 from July 27 - August 7, 2020
Arctic Summer School 2020 is organized by North-Eastern Federal University. The school is co-organized with the Northern Forum and will be held online from July 27 – August 7, 2020.
17 July 2020
The 3rd international meeting of the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation on Arctic research co-operation, organized in co-operation between Iceland and Japan, has been postponed due to the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic. The meeting was to be held in Tokyo, Japan on 20-21 November 2020 but will instead take place on 8-9 May 2021.
3 July 2020
According to the newsprovider ArcticToday a group of Sámi reindeer herders intend to seek legal action against the owners of what is to be that country’s largest wind farm for violating their rights by hindering reindeer migration between winter and summer feeding grounds.
23 June 2020
On June 22, 2020, a meeting of the Committee of Regional Coordinators of the Northern Forum International Organization of Northern Regions was held.
22 June 2020
The head of the Rosatom State Corporation, Alexei Likhachev, reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin that in 2019, the volume of traffic along the Northern Sea Route amounted to 5.5 million tons, and in 2020 it could exceed 30 million tons.
12 June 2020
Today, on June 12, is the National Day of Russia or as locally called Den Rossii (Russia Day) an occasion for many Russians to demonstrate national pride. On this day in 1990, Russia became an independent nation following the official adoption of the Declaration of Sovereignty of the Russian Federation, which was then followed by the establishment of the national anthem and flag.
7 May 2020
The report Moving a Conference from Iceland to Zoom gathers best practices and lessons learned from moving and hosting the Arctic Science Summit Week 2020 (ASSW2020) online.