One hundred people were chosen for the first stage of the forum «The Arctic Expedition»
14:17 15 января 2015
Категории: News in English
Students, postgraduates and young scientists – in total 100 people from different Russian regions – will participate in the first stage of the international youth forum «The Arctic Expedition».
As it is informed on the portal regnum.ru, more than 250 applications for participation were received for the contest from 50 higher education institutions and 10 institutes of the RAS.
In total 150 people will participate in the forum. Representatives of the countries-participants of the Arctic Council will visit the forum together with young people from Russia: Denmark, Iceland, Canada, Norway, the USA, Finland and Sweden.
As we should remind, the international youth forum «The Arctic Expedition» is a new project of the Federal agency on youth affairs and the Russian Geographical Society. It includes thematic lectures of leading teachers, discussions, exhibitions and master-classes. The forum will be conducted in format of an adventure game, by the results of which the most erudite and active participants will go to the Russian drifting arctic base «Barneo» in April to a real expedition to the North Pole.
The following requirements are imposed on candidates: they should be not younger than 18 years old but not older than 29 years old; they need to present a certificate about state of health and absence of contraindications for work in the Far North. Young specialists should express professional interest to the theme of the Arctic and should have scientific works and publications.