The first mass media congress will take place under the Polar Lights in the Arctic
15:53 6 декабря 2018
Several days are left in Yamal till one of the biggest international events – the International Circumpolar Mass Media Congress “Arctic Media World”. About 200 representatives of media community from 25 countries of the world and 11 regions of Russia will become its participants.
According to the information given to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press” in the regional department of international and external economic relations, on the 9th of December the participants of the media congress will go to Sabetta to see the world level objects important for the whole country being the result of successful economic cooperation between Russia and foreign partners in the Arctic. The opening ceremony of the congress will take place on the 10th of December in Salekhard. After that the delegates will start working on plenary sessions in three directions: ecology in the Arctic, preservation of traditions of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North and socioeconomic development of the Arctic. On the same day in the evening the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia Maria Zakharova will answer questions of the participants of the congress. The meeting is planned in the format “question-answer”.
The international contest of professional skills among Russian and foreign mass media will become a significant event of the media congress. The competent jury that includes authoritative international and Russian experts in the sphere of media industry will evaluate the contest materials. They also will perform with master classes within the congress.
The awarding ceremony for winners of the contest of journalist works and also adoption of the final resolution and signing of the agreement on cooperation between regional branches of the Union of Journalists of Russia will take place in the conclusion of the business program.