The youth association of fellow-countrymen “Yamal is for descendants” was created in Saint Petersburg
14:16 1 марта 2016
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The teleconference “Yamal – Saint Petersburg: Future of Yamal” took place in Saint Petersburg. Students from Yamal studying in higher education institutions of Saint Petersburg, activists of the youth branch of the association “Yamal is for descendants”, representatives of the regional department on affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North and the public movement of ethnic minorities of the North became participants of the conference.
The event took place by the initiative of the youth from Yamal at support of the government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. This information was given to a correspondent of IA “Sever-Press” by the chief of the office of the specialized department Oleg Syugney.
The issue about the form of self-organization of students became one of the topics for discussion. The participants decided to create the youth association of fellow-countrymen “Yamal is for descendants” in Saint Petersburg. A student of Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, a native of Tazovskiy district, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Maksim Nyach was elected the chairperson of the organization.
The activists of the youth branch discussed the plan of joint activities for this year, the regulation about the youth association of fellow-countrymen in Saint Petersburg and also presented project activity and initiatives of the new organization to the participants of the conference.
The deputy director of the department Renat Pyak answered questions about job placement of graduates of the higher education institution. Within the teleconference with Yamal the students told about preparing of ecological projects, and representatives of Salekhard informed about their ideas. Among them there are the following: conducting of actions directed to propaganda of healthy way of life, adaptation of students in conditions of the megalopolis.
“We need active and creative young people. We are ready to support initiatives and to help to embody them”, as Eduard Yaungad, the president of the association “Yamal is for descendants” said.