The present and the future of the Arctic will be discussed in Saint Petersburg
16:15 21 октября 2014
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The fourth international forum «The Arctic: The Present and the Future» will take place in Saint Petersburg on the 11th and the 12th of December. The action will take place under the aegis of the interregional public organization «The Association of polar explorers».
The special presidential envoy on international cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctic Artur Chilingarov will open the forum. It is expected that more than 500 delegates – representatives of bodies of the power, industrial enterprises, financial companies and non-commercial organizations will become the participants of the forum. Mechanisms of interaction between the power, the business and the public created by the association of the polar explorers will be presented to them. The participants of the forum will discuss state policy in issues of sustainable development of the Russian Arctic zone, socioeconomic development of the arctic regions, resource potential of the Russian Arctic and transport-transit potential of Russia, education and retaining of human resources in the Arctic.
The final resolution of the forum with suggestions and recommendations will become the starting point for formation of the agenda of work for organizations, which participate in development and fulfillment of different projects in the Arctic, for next year. The document will be sent to bodies of the power for perfection of legislation and state regulation of sustainable development of the Arctic, as the news agency «Arktika-Info» reports.