In Moscow Inna Sotruyeva told about measures of state support of indigenous peoples of the North
16:39 6 апреля 2016
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The sitting of the working group on issues of fulfillment of state policy towards indigenous ethnic minorities residing in the Arctic zone took place at the state commission on Arctic development in the Federal agency on affairs of nationalities.
Employees of the agency, representatives of federal and regional bodies of the executive power, the Russian association of indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East participated in the sitting. Yamal was represented by the director of the department on affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North Inna Sotruyeva, as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs.
They discussed issues of fulfillment of decisions taken by the presidium of the state commission on Arctic development, in particular, about preparation of a new edition of the state program “Socioeconomic development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation till 2020 and further prospect”. Also the talk was about fulfillment of state programs and other measures on support of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North residing in the Arctic zone and about international cooperation for sustainable development of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, Siberia and Far East of the Russian Federation.
In her speech Inna Sotruyeva notes that the regional legislative base on issues of saving of original environment of indigenous peoples is being perfected in Yamal. Permanent monitoring of acting legislation is conducted. Its results allow operatively bringing in changes and considerably increasing effective potential of regional laws. Activities on socioeconomic development of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North are foreseen in more than 10 state programs of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
The director of the department notes that effective dialogue was set in Yamal between bodies of the executive power and institutions of the civil society. The coordinating council on sustainable development of indigenous peoples works, starting with 2012. Legal basis for forming of councils of representatives of indigenous peoples at heads of municipalities was created. Order of interaction between councils of representatives, bodies of local self-government, the state power and economic subjects was defined normatively.