City in Khabarovsk Krai, Russia

SM Kozlov

“Russia has approximately 2.4 million people residing in the Arctic, and just like everyone they have their constitutional rights, and their standard of living should be no worse than the average one for Russia. It’s a certain challenge, because capabilities of certain municipalities are behind those indicators”.


Alexander Kozlov,

Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic

27 Mar 2024
XII International Festival of Cinematic Debuts “Spirit of Fire” ended


XII International Festival of Cinematic Debuts “Spirit of Fire” ended. Once again, under the leadership of festival president Emir Kusturica, thanks to general partner Gazprom Neft, general [ ... ]

21 Mar 2024
The call for applications for participation in the special nomination of the International Organization of Northern Regions “Northern Forum” has ended



On March 20, 2024, the acceptance of applications for participation in the special nomination of the International Organization of Northern Regions “Northern Forum” during the XXII International [ ... ]

Northern Forum
19 Mar 2024

On March 18, Northern Forum Executive Director Vladimir Vasilyev and Deputy Executive Director Daryana Maximova met with Yulia Maloivan, Head of Event Projects of the Andrey Melnichenko Foundation, and [ ... ]

Northern Forum
15 Mar 2024
Arctic BookFest youth festival


The Northern Youth Forum, the National Library of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) branch "DTC - Reading Center", ANO "Cholbon" with the support of the Northern Forum initiate the I Interregional [ ... ]

Northern Youth Forum
14 Mar 2024
The selection of applications for participation in the Festival of Cinematic Debuts


Since July 2023 Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra has assumed the chairmanship in the International Organization of Northern Regions "Northern Forum". Taking into account the chairmanship [ ... ]

08 Mar 2024
Happy International Women's Day


On behalf of the Northern Forum Secretariat, I warmly and cordially congratulate the beautiful half of humanity on this bright and inspiring spring holiday and wish you all the best!


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Members of the Northern Forum

5th Northern Sustainable Development Forum

II half of 2024
Yakutsk, Russia

Board of Governors
Regional Coordinators Committee (RCC)
Business Partners
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Northern Youth Forum

Northern Youth Forum

The Northern Youth Forum (NYF) is a youth wing of the Northern Forum, consisting of representatives of young people from the age of 16 to 40 years.

Mission of the NYF is to strengthen the spirit of trust and cooperation between young representatives of Northern regions and countries at the stage of personal and professional views’ formation.

Goal of the NYF is to promote the interests and views of young people in solving the problems facing the Northern Forum by using the potential of international youth cooperation.