The people’s program will become the basis for recommendations of the congress of indigenous ethnic minorities
12:01 24 марта 2017
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On the 24th of March the delegates of the 8th report and election congress of the Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East will adopt “The people’s program: indigenous 2021”.
Suggestions and comments into the strategic document were introduced from the 1st of February to the 1st of March. The program will protect rights and interests of aboriginal population in 28 regions of the country. The next four years are given for its fulfillment.
The president of the Association Grigory Ledkov explains to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press” that general efforts for revision and correction of main decisions on issues of indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East were consolidated this way. “We are ready to accept challenges of time and to focus attention on topics of preservation of traditional lifestyle, environmental safety, competent use of natural resources and many other issues”, he said. Grigory Ledkov underlines that the legislative unit stays one of the main priorities of the Association. Interaction with bodies of the state power, industrial companies, public associations, international organizations stays basic in the work. The association will continue extending its dialogue platforms.
As Grigory Ledkov notes, there were many constructive suggestions. Most of them touched upon the federal legislation, environmental issues, access to biological resources, preservation of traditional values and culture. The talk was about ensuring of accessibility and improvement of quality of educational and social services in places of traditional residence and economic activities of indigenous peoples.
The program will become the basis for recommendations of the eighth congress of indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East.