Finno-Ugric Connections: Interview with Sven-Erik Soosaar


Alisa Musanovic  Today’s interview is with Sven-Erik Soosaar, a member of the Board of the Estonian NGO, Fenno-Ugria. He is

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Canada, the Arctic and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine


Image: Canada supports Ukraine (Yonge Street at Marlborough Avenue). © Can Pac Swire/Flickr Dr Rob Huebert Associate Professor, Department of Political

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It’s time for an Arctic Council 2.0


The flags of the Arctic Council member states and permanent participants. (Linnea Nordström / Arctic Council Secretariat) Alice Rogoff For

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The War on Ukraine: Consequences for Finland and the Arctic


Pro-Ukraine protect in Trafalgar Square, London. © Alisdare Hickson/Flickr Prof Timo Koivurova Research Professor Arctic Centre, University of Lapland On

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Now and Never: Banning Hydrocarbon Extraction in Antarctica Forever


Dr Patrick Flamm and Dr Alan Hemmings The Glasgow Climate Pact called the 2020s a “critical decade” for still meeting

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Finland: Measures to Address Coronavirus Pandemic


Helsinki, Finland (Pixabay) Haroon Faqir First Published: 20 March 2020 Last Edited: 13 December 2021 Furthering our UK-Arctic Coronavirus Observatory,

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UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory


Greenwich Park, with the City of London in the background. Project Lead: Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes Project Team: Mikhail Radkevitch, Helena Roberts,

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Coronavirus Observatory: Tracking the Pandemic in the Arctic and the Antarctic


Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg discusses the COVID-19 pandemic at the Norwegian Government’s press conference for children, 16 March 2020.

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Finland’s New Strategy for Arctic Policy


Nina Brander, Secretary General of the Arctic Advisory Board in the Strategy Department of the Finnish Prime Minister’s Office and

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How will Finland’s Arctic Strategy change?


Prof Timo Koivurova looks at how Finland’s new Arctic Strategy, currently in the process of finalisation, differs from the previous

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A Snapshot: UK-Finland Trade Relations


Helsinki, Finland – Indineo/Pixabay Haroon Faqir Building on our UK-Arctic Trade and Investment Observatory, we have collated a snapshot of

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Is this the End of the Arctic Council and Arctic Governance as we know it?


U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo participates in the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland, on May 7,

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Takeaways from the 11th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Rovaniemi


US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland, on 7 May 2019.

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Dr Nikolas Sellheim on The Seal Hunt: Cultures, Economies and Legal Regimes


© Nikolas Sellheim Lana Ollier and Nikolas Sellheim For the January edition of Polar Matters, Lana Ollier, Fellow at Polar Research

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The International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC): India’s Grand Plan for Northern Connectivity


The INSTC, alongside relevant European transport corridors and regional transportation networks. © Dwayne Menezes, Polar Research and Policy Initiative Hriday

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Trade and the Canadian North


(L to R) Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Minister of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo

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A Case for the Commons: The Snow Crab in the Barents


This article has been written by Brooks A Kaiser, Melina Kourantidou and Linda M Fernandez, and published by the Journal of Environmental Management,

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Proceedings of ‘SDGs in the Arctic’ High-Level Dialogue Series, Session II: Arctic Spirit Conference 2017, Finland


Session 2 Date: 16 November 2017 Venue: Borealis Auditorium, Lapland University of Applied Sciences. Rovaniemi, Finland. Principal follow up discussion

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Proceedings of ‘SDGs in the Arctic’ High-Level Dialogue Series, Session I: Arctic Circle Assembly 2017, Iceland


Session 1 Date: 14 October 2017 Venue: Arctic Circle Assembly 2017, Reykjavik, Iceland Download PDF: SDGs in the Arctic –

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Dispatch from the Official Home of Santa Claus: Interview with Finnish Entrepreneur Ilkka Länkinen


Next to its pristine nature and Northern Lights, Lapland is known for accommodating Santa Claus and his elves. In Rovaniemi

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