Heads of Iceland, Finland, China and Sweden will arrive to the Arctic Forum
14:29 1 марта 2017
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The large international forum “The Arctic – Territory of Dialogue” will take place in Archangelsk on the 29th and the 30th of March. Since this year it has been conducted under the aegis of the State Commission on Arctic Development. The presidents of Finland, Iceland, the Vice-Premier of China and the Prime-Minister of Sweden are planning to participate in the forum.
The business program of the forum includes the plenary sessions “The Arctic – Territory for Life” and “Man in the Arctic”. Also the program includes the sitting of the State Commission on Arctic Development and 9 thematic sessions on three key directions “Human Capital”, “Sustainable development of the Arctic” and “Science and technology”. The participants will discuss international and interregional cooperation in the Arctic on high technologies, business relations and energy safety, tourist potential of the region, development of transport infrastructure, as “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” informs. The talk will be about education of high-qualified personnel to provide development of the Arctic.
Separate attention in the program of the forum is paid to issues of safety of life activity of native population, preservation of ecology of the arctic zone, medicine and health care in conditions of the Far North, prospects of development of northern towns and other topics.