With pre-Council side-meetings scheduled for Monday the 14th, the Council meeting will begin on the 15th with introductions and updates on UArctic’s activities, and will continue with Council meeting and networking sessions until mid-morning on the 17th. During cultural and public events, the host will put particular focus on the issue of language in terms of internationalization and nation building processes. After the Council meeting, on Thursday the 17th, the host offers a guided tour with insight into the capital’s local history, and views of the spectacular natural surroundings of Nuuk.

Prior to the start of the Council meeting, an optional excursion to the town of Sisimiut is arranged from August 12 to 14. Hosted by the Arctic Technology Centre (ARTEK) -Technical University of Denmark, the excursion will include the choice of optional thematic workshops on science or cultural excursion and hike, as well as local / historical visits, and social activity for all. Afterwards, participants can travel to Nuuk either by plane, or by passenger ship. 

From the 2017 Council Meeting web-pages you will find full details on travel visa requirements, transportation, accommodation options, etc. http://internal.uarctic.org/governance/council/council-2017

The Deadline for Registrations is May 15th, 2017

For questions about the Council meeting agenda, please contact Outi Snellman, UArctic Vice-President Organization / outi.snellman@uarctic.org

For questions on Council registration, participation and practical matters, contact the UArctic International Secretariat / secretariat@uarctic.org

We look forward to seeing you in Nuuk!