In Archangelsk youth will prepare suggestions on development of the Arctic
8:41 28 марта 2017
Категории: News in English
The youth educational forum “The Arctic. Made in Russia” was opened in Arkhangelsk Oblast. 150 young Russian scientists, 10 of whom are representatives of indigenous peoples of the North, and also 25 foreigners from countries of the Arctic Council, Italy, China, Germany and other countries became its participants. The deputy head of the Federal Agency for youth affairs Aleksey Palamarchuk welcomed the participants of the forum.
The governor of Arkhangelsk Oblast Igor Orlov became the guest on the first day of work of the forum. “The Arctic today is a new challenge for our country and the world. The task of young people is to meet the challenge and make the Arctic a truly comfortable place to live and work”, he said. According to his words, tasks associated with development of the Arctic will form the future of new technological breakthroughs and new qualitative approaches to social sphere in this region. The head of Arkhangelsk Oblast also underlines that everything that will be created within the forum “The Arctic. Made in Russia” will determine the country’s future in the Arctic region.
Earlier within communication with journalists Igor Orlov spoke on the initiative to conduct the youth forum “The Arctic. Made in Russia” once in two years on the territory of Arkhangelsk Oblast within the international forum “The Arctic — Territory of Dialogue”.
Within the forum the participants will form an integrated model of development of one of supporting areas in the Russian Arctic on the example of Arkhangelsk Oblast. Further the received projects of young specialists can be used to develop concepts of supporting areas in other arctic regions of the country, as it is informed to the news agency “Sever-Press” in the press center of the international Arctic forum. The participants of the youth forum will prepare suggestions for improvement of the arctic legislation of the country.
The partners of the forum are: the Ministry for education and science, the Ministry for economic development of the Russian Federation, the Russian Geographical Society, the government of Arkhangelsk Oblast, the company “Gazprom” and the Marine Arctic Geological Expedition.
The youth forum “The Arctic. Made in Russia” will be conducted for the third year in a row and this year within the international forum “The Arctic — Territory of Dialogue”.