The Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples will collect suggestions for the people’s program
15:34 25 января 2017
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On the 1st of February the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East headed by a deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Grigory Ledkov will announce about collecting of suggestions for “The People’s Program: Indigenous Peoples 2021”.
The document is counted for 4 years. Leaders of all regional and ethnic associations of 28 Russian regions included to the Association will participate in creation of the strategic document. This information was given to a correspondent of IA “Sever-Press” in the press-service of the Russian association.
In the opinion of Grigory Ledkov, the process on protection of rights of indigenous peoples should move to the new level.
Efforts will be consolidated for review – correction of basic decisions on issues of indigenous population of the North, Siberia and the Far East, as the president of the association notes. Much was done during 27 years of work of the association. Today there are many aspects speaking about so-called “restart”. These are economic and public-political factors, influence of quickly developing modern society. Indigenous peoples are ready to meet challenges of time and to focus attention on topics of preservation of traditional lifestyle, ecological safety, competent use of natural resources and many other things. Indigenous peoples are very different, but they are united in their northern world outlook, it is their main advantage and strength. Polarity of views and opinions should bring to a successful result in preservation of indigenous peoples, as Grigory Ledkov notes.
Members of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East — representatives of regional and ethnic associations can send their suggestions to the Association from the 1st of February to the 1st of March — email@example.com.