Prince Albert has been a involved in Arctic issues concerning the environment and indigenous issues, and a long-term supporter of UArctic and other northern science and education initiatives through the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation. In January 2015, Prince Albert met with UArctic Student Ambassadors and participants in the UArctic EALÁT Institute's EALINN project on reindeer herding youth at Arctic Frontiers in Tromso.

The UArctic Congress 2018 takes place September 3-6, 2018 in Oulu and concludes in Helsinki on September 7, 2018.