Representatives of Yamal participated in the international conference on problems of the Arctic
16:30 18 декабря 2015
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The delegation of Yamal participated in the second international conference «In the spirit of the Rovaniemi process – local and global Arctic», which took place in the Finnish town Rovaniemi. 276 people from 20 countries became its participants.
The delegation of Yamal included students of Yamal polar agro-economic technical school and Yamal multidiscipline college, the department on science and innovations.
The representatives of Yamal participated in the sitting of the international association BEBO (Boazoealahusa boahtevuoda ovddas – in Sami language «For future of reindeer husbandry») and in work of the session «Traditional branches and languages of indigenous peoples of the Arctic». The suggestion to participate in the creative contest «The Soul of the Arctic» was received from Yamal multidiscipline college. A representative of Yamal polar agro-economic technical school spoke on the initiative about organizing of the unified informational center of the international association, where the whole information from members of BEBO would be accumulated. The basic function of the center will be in systematization, generalization and timely placement of information on the website of the international association. Also the suggestion about elaboration of the educational plan of the three-year course «Arctic knowledge» counted for distance education of students of educational organizations – members of the association BEBO received support of the members of the association. It was decided to conduct next sittings of the association within the congress of the University of the Arctic next September in Saint Petersburg.
The delegation of Yamal visited educational institutions of the town Rovaniemi. At the University of Lapland the representatives of Yamal got acquainted to organizing of educational process. In the Lapland Vocational College they met with students and teachers, learnt about methods of organizing of lectures and practical lessons, about work of production laboratories.
Also they received the invitation from a representative of business-community of Finland to visit the enterprise Lapinnahka to study experience of work of the company and technologies of processing of deer pelts in workshops. They received information about cooperation of the enterprise with Russian companies on processing of deer pelts in Nenets Autonomous Okrug. He hopes for cooperation with enterprises of Yamal.
By the results of the conference the colleagues from Yakutia invited the educational organizations of Yamal to participate in one of the sessions on the Arctic and the North, which will take place in September of 2016 within the congress of the University of the Arctic. Also in spring they are invited to Krasnoyarsk Krai to the competitions «Arctic skills» and the conference «Profi 2016», as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs.