The IPA is pleased to announce that three of the activities it proposed to the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) as part of the ICARP III activities will be funded. These activities are:

7 April 2014: cross-cutting workshop *Permafrost and Indigenous Land Use*, Helsinki, Finnland (http://www.assw2014.fi/?page=splinters)
The workshop is an ICARP activity and will be hosted in connection with the Arctic Sciences Summit Week. (http://www.assw2014.fi/). The workshop will be supported by the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) and endorsed by the International Permafrost Association (IPA).

18 June 2014: *Permafrost Young Researchers Workshop*, Evora, Portugal (http://www.eucop4.org/permafrost-young-researchers-workshop.html)
The workshop will be hosted in the context of the Fourth European Conference on Permafrost (EUCOP IV). (http://www.eucop4.org/)
This workshop will be organized in a joint effort of PYRN (Permafrost Young Researchers Network), APECS (Association of Polar Early Career Scientists) and the young researcher representatives of the two projects PAGE21 (Changing Permafrost in the Arctic and its Global Effects in the 21st Century) and ADAPT (Arctic Development and Adaptation to Permafrost in Transition). The event is supported by the International Permafrost Association (IPA), the "Climate and Cryosphere" project (CliC) and the Bolin Centre for Climate Research, Stockholm University.

19 June 2014: *ICARP III Town Hall meeting*, Evora, Portugal  (http://www.eucop4.org/icarp-iii-town-hall-meeting.html). This workshop will be hosted in the context of the Fourth European Conference on Permafrost (EUCOP IV). (http://www.eucop4.org/) and organized by the International Permafrost Association (IPA).