Train in Yakutia, Russia

SM Ledkov

“Since 1990s, here in Russia it is the regional authorities – primarily in the Arctic regions, in the Far East, and namely the governors and the legislative bodies – that bear the burden of work, help and cooperation”.


Grigory Ledkov,

President, Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia, and the Far East (RAIPON)

10 Jun 2024
The national Evenk holiday “Bakaldyn” takes place in Yakutsk


The Evenki national holiday “Bakaldyn” is being held in Yakutsk in the Kenkeme district.

10 Jun 2024
Meeting with the Government of Uvurkhangai aimag of Mongolia was held


On the initiative of the Governor of Uvurkhangai aimag of Mongolia, Mr. I. Dorjsuren, an online meeting was held on June 7 between the Government of Uvurkhangai aimag and the Government of Mongolia. [ ... ]

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10 Jun 2024
Executive Director Vladimir Vasiliev took part in SPIEF-2024


Vladimir Vasiliev, Executive Director of The Northern Forum, took part in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which took place from June 5 to 8 in St. Petersburg.

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05 Jun 2024
Students from Ocean University of China attended the First Scientific and Practical Conference “Youth Arctic: Science for the Future”


From May 24 to 25, Gao Fei, a graduate student of the School of Law, the Ocean University of China, and Wang Ran, a master's student of the School of International Relations and Public Administration, [ ... ]

31 May 2024
Natalia Komarova resigned her post


Natalia Komarova, Chair of The Northern Forum, is resigning as Governor of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Yugra.

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31 May 2024
The Northern Youth Forum roundtable took place in Khanty-Mansiysk



On May 25 in Khanty-Mansiysk, as part of the scientific and practical conference “Youth Arctic: Science for the Future”, the Northern Youth Forum roundtable “The Arctic and Youth: [ ... ]

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5th Northern Sustainable Development Forum

II half of 2024
Yakutsk, Russia

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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.