Three important events of indigenous peoples will be united into one format
14:27 28 февраля 2017
Категории: News in English
It is planned to conduct the All-Russian Arctic Forum, the congress of the Association of indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation and the Reindeer Herder’s Day in Salekhard on the 23rd – 25th of March.
This information was given on the 28th of February by a deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, the president of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East Grigory Ledkov on the press-conference in the news agency “Sever-Press”. As he says, the organizers of the events intend to make them bright and impressive. Exactly these three important events are united into one format.
According to the information given by Grigory Ledkov, preparations are coming to their final stage. The themes of the forum, which are interesting for the association, were presented. There are many issues. Therefore, experts, representatives of public associations, representatives of bodies of the power will discuss the topics in details after the central plenary session on thematic sessions.
As he notes, invitations were sent to experts of the United Nations Organization and colleagues in the Arctic Council. The chairperson of the Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples Secretariat, representatives of the public organization “The Saami Council” sent their answers. Negotiations are being conducted with the Association of World Reindeer Herders.
Besides, it is planned to invite representatives of all leading specialized ministries and departments of Russia, deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, governors of regions of the Russian Federation included to the association, experts of basic scientific, educational institutions, and, of course, active public figures from indigenous ethnic minorities of Russian regions. The participants of the forum will evaluate what was done during the latest 4 years and will outline priorities of activity of the next calling of the association.