The international youth forum «The Arctic Expedition» can become annual. This information was given by the head of the Federal agency on affairs of youth Sergey Pospelov on the press-conference in «Rossiya Segodnya».
This year the first stage of the forum took place in the beginning of February in Tver Oblast. 150 young people – students, postgraduates and scientists from Russia and other countries of the Arctic Council participated in this work. Representatives from Yamal – the junior researchers of the scientific center for study of the Arctic Ruslan Ilyasov and Rostislav Loktev also were on the forum. According to the information given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» by Ruslan Ilyasov, all the participants were divided into 10 teams. In the morning they fulfilled exercises for uniting, different quests, solved mathematical tasks. In the afternoon they listened to experts on panel discussions and spoke on own reports.
Five winners were selected by the results of the forum. In April they will go to the drifting ice station «Barneo».