A participant from Yamal Adeliya Shaikhutdinova defended the international project for ecological volunteers “Polar Spirit” at the All-Russian youth forum in Vladivostok. She was awarded with the federal grant in 700 thousand rubles.
“Polar Spirit” is the international project for ecological volunteers in severe Arctic. The bigger part of tasks requires for physical strength and endurance from participants. In addition, volunteers receive the right to participate in different expeditions in the Arctic zone.
The all-Russian contest of youth projects of Rosmolodyozh (the Federal Agency for youth affairs) was conducted on nine directions. These are student initiatives on development of student clubs, teams, student self-governance and volunteering, development of social elevators, assistance in job placement and career guidance of youth, patriotic education, strengthening of family values and prevention from negative phenomena in youth environment, also cross-national interaction, sport, healthy lifestyle, tourism, youth media, initiatives of creative youth in different spheres of knowledge. Each participant has a chance to become a grant holder up to 3 million rubles for fulfillment of own initiatives.
The event united 600 young people from the whole Russia and foreign states. Geography of Russian participants is from Chukotka to Kaliningrad, in total 76 regions.