EU Arctic Forum 2019 in Umeå

The EU Arctic Forum 2019 will take place in Umeå in the region of Västerbotten during the 3-4 of October. It is organised by the European Commission, the European External Action Service, and the Government of Sweden. Register before the 27 of September!

High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini, Commissioner Karmenu Vella, and the Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström will host the event.

The EU Arctic Forum will build on the achievements of the EU Arctic policy in recent years and will provide a strategic outlook for the years to come. The focus will be on international cooperation, the climate-environment-ocean nexus, sustainable investments, and connectivity in the Arctic. A broad range of stakeholders representing governments, international organisations, civil society, industry, research, indigenous and local communities will feed into the discussion. 

The EU Arctic Forum will include several keynote addresses and five panel sessions on 3 October.  The Annual Arctic Indigenous Peoples' Dialogue will follow in the morning of 4 October.


Here you can read the draft program which will be updated regularly.

Your participation would be valuable and add depth to the discussions.  As the EU Arctic Forum is a unique opportunity to provide new momentum for a stronger global action on the Arctic, don't miss out this event!


Register here before the 27 September 2019You will receive an acknowledgment message once you have registered and later a confirmation letter.

Date and location:

  • Thursday 3 October in the Aula Nordica at the University campus, Umeå
  • Friday 4 October in the P5 Conference center at Väven, Umeå


If you have any questions, dont hesitate to email:     


Partner: European Commission

Plats: Umeå

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