Grigory Ledkov participated in the youth forum “The Arctic. Made in Russia”
14:31 3 марта 2016
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Prospects of development of hydrocarbons on the arctic shelf of Russia, strategic directions of development of the branch and strengthening of presence of Russia in the Arctic became basic topics for discussion of the second day on the youth forum “The Arctic. Made in Russia”.
Within the first part of the panel discussion the deputy director on scientific work of the Institute of Oil and Gas of RAS Vasiliy Bogoyavlenskiy declares that the Arctic, first of all, should be the territory of international cooperation. He invites the participants of the forum to joint work on scientific researches on platform of the Russian center for exploration of the Arctic in Salekhard.
In the second part of the work of the educational forum the executive director of the center for marine research at Moscow State University Nikolay Shabalin notes that a shift towards the shelf will be inevitable on exhausting of reserves of hydrocarbons on land. Therefore, system of ecological control and rational nature management of environment on the shelf should play a special role.
The president of the Russian Association of indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East Grigory Ledkov speaks about a role of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North in development of the Arctic region of Russia. As he underlines, organizing of systemic legislative initiatives, which will be able to guarantee safety of traditional way of life of indigenous ethnic minorities, is necessary, as it is informed on the portal arctic-info.ru.
As we should remind, the second international youth educational forum “The Arctic. Made in Russia” is taking place in Tver Oblast. It gathered more than 150 young specialists, scientists, postgraduates from Russia and countries of the Arctic Council, whose sphere of interests is connected with development of the Arctic zone, in particular, oil and gas industry. The forum will last till the 6th of March.