Experience of Yamal on interaction between industrial companies and indigenous peoples was discussed in the State Duma of the Russian Federation
14:37 24 ноября 2014
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The round table on legislative regulation of issues on interaction between industrial companies and indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East started its work in Moscow in the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
Representatives of industrial companies, federal and regional bodies of the power, public organizations of indigenous ethnic minorities are participating in this work. Yamal is represented by the vice governor of the region Irina Sokolova and a deputy of the Legislative Assembly of Yamal Alexander Yevay.
The action was organized by the initiative of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East together with the Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation on affairs of nationalities. The participants of the forum are discussing experience and problems of interaction between indigenous northerners, industrial companies and bodies of the power and also draft laws corresponding to the themes and elaborated together with experts of the Association and the Committee on affairs of nationalities.
In Yamal bodies of the power and representatives of the public of indigenous peoples of the North together managed to form the modern normative and legal base, which became the basis for sustainable development of indigenous population. In the opinion of the experts, this is one of the most perfect legal bases among subjects of the Russian Federation. It allows guaranteeing observation of interests of indigenous population in this part of the Arctic. About 40 laws and normative acts work for protection of rights of children, students, families of reindeer herders and fishermen of indigenous peoples in the region. They include the Concept of sustainable development of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug till 2020 and the long-term targeted program on socioeconomic development of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North.
Besides, the government of Yamal formed the effective practice of mutually profitable partner cooperation with subsoil users, as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs. National trading stations, complexes on processing of venison, objects of transport and social infrastructure are built at participation of enterprises of fuel and energy complex on the territory of residence of indigenous population.