Thank you to those who participated in the advance online voting, and who attended the meeting in person.

We look forward to seeing many of you at the next Council meeting in September 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden!

UArctic International Secretariat /


Council Meeting Documents

On August 21, all Council meeting documents were distributed by email to Council member representatives.*


2018 Council Meeting Agenda

Note: As per UArctic Bylaws, sub-section 2.3, only Arctic Members can vote on agenda items 4, 5.1, 5.2, 7.2, 7.3, 8.1, and 8.2.

Meeting Agenda Items

1.     Introduction to Council meeting Proposals and Voting Procedures

2.     Approval of Meeting Agenda

3.     Approval of Minutes from 20th meeting of Council of UArctic

4.     Election of Council Officers - Chair and Vice-chair

5.1   Election of Members to Indigenous Issues Committee

5.2   Election of Members and Chair to Nominations Committee

6.1   Report from the President – 2017 Annual report

6.2   Report from the Board

7.1   Introduction to New Member Applicants 2018

7.2   Election of New Arctic Members of UArctic

7.3   Election of New Non-Arctic Members of UArctic

7.4   Removal of Members - Membership Review

8.1   Election of New Members to the Board of UArctic

8.2   Election of Board Student Representatives

9.     Invitation to join the Friends of UArctic

10.1 Introduction to proposed New Thematic Networks

10.2 Approval of Provisional Thematic Networks

10.3 Approval of New Thematic Networks

11.   Approval of Dates for 2019 Council Meeting

12.   Preliminary Endorsement of 2018 UArctic Congress Declaration (Action item)

13.   Approval of Plans for 2020 UArctic Congress (Action item)

14.   Other Business / Announcements


* All Council member representatives are contacted directly (by e-mail) during each stage of the meeting preparation process. To see who the Council representatives are for a given member institution, go to the Member Profile page and select the country and the member in question. The member representatives are listed under Contract information (on the right).