This agreement confirms the previous positive relations and endorses the readiness for a long lasting cooperation between the partners. Through this agreement the partners recognize their mutual goal of fostering cooperation across the Arctic region in order to promote its sustainability, and the parties agree to engage in cooperation within mutually recognized fields of interests that correspond to their respective missions and operations.

The coordination of this agreement will be handled by Vladimir Vasiliev, Executive Director of The Northern Forum, and Ms.Outi Snellman, UArctic’s Vice-President Administration.

UArctic President, Lars Kullerud signed the MoU on behalf of UArctic, and Vladimir Vasiliev signed on behalf of The Northern Forum.