“The Arctic – Territory of Dialogue”. Preparation for the forum was discussed in the Ministry for education and science
8:43 8 февраля 2017
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Representatives of the Ministry for education and science of the Russian Federation and the governor of the Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov discussed issues of preparation for the international Arctic forum “The Arctic — Territory of Dialogue”, which will take place on the 29th and the 30th of March in Arkhangelsk.
Special attention was paid to readiness of the main platform of the forum — the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after Lomonosov.
According to the information given to IA “Sever-Press” in the press service of the international Arctic forum, the minister of education and science Olga Vasilieva and Igor Orlov also spoke about conducting of events on thematic platforms, in particular, the international youth educational forum “The Arctic. Made in Russia”. It is expected that about 180 students, young researchers and entrepreneurs, who are willing to live and work in the Arctic, will become its participants.
The talk was also about preparation for discussions within the youth forum, the participants expressed their proposals on staff of moderators and speakers.
The program of the forum, the key theme of which is “Man in the Arctic”, supposes more than forty events. Among them there are thirty-two thematic sessions and discussions, two plenary sittings and the extended meeting of the State Commission on Arctic Development. Also the forum of Arctic municipalities and the Arctic business forum are planned. More than 1500 guests from 14 countries, including the UK, Denmark, Canada, China, Norway, the USA, Finland, Switzerland and Japan will participate in the international Arctic forum.
The International Arctic Forum “The Arctic – Territory of Dialogue” is one of the key platforms to discuss problems and prospects of the Arctic region on the global level. It is called to unite efforts of the international community to ensure effective development of the Arctic and to improve quality of population’s life on the Arctic territories. The first forum “The Arctic – Territory of Dialogue” took place in 2010 and was dedicated to modern problems of the Arctic region. The second took place in 2011 on issues of forming of the Arctic transport system. In 2013 among the main topics of the event the participants considered issues of environmental security.