River in Yakutia, 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

22 Nov 2023
 Model Northern Forum 2023


On December, 2 The Model Northern Forum will be held online. The Northern Forum is an international non-governmental organization of the northern regions on sustainable development, established [ ... ]

Northern Youth Forum
20 Nov 2023
White World of the Arctic award ceremony


The award ceremony of the 3rd International Competition "White World of the Arctic through the prism of Children's Book" took place in Yakutsk on November 10th.

13 Nov 2023
Northern Youth Forum representatives took part in the Nikolaev Forum


Today, marking the birthday of the first President of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Mikhail Nikolaev, the results of the Nikolaev Forum were announced.

Northern Youth Forum
04 Nov 2023
Daryana Maximova and Savina Alexeeva became experts during the regional case tournament


Daryana Maksimova, Deputy Executive Director of the Northern Forum, and Savina Alexeeva, Chair of the Northern Forum Youth Forum, became experts in the regional case tournament "Arctic - Territory [ ... ]

Northern Forum
04 Nov 2023
Vladimir Vasilyev visit to China


On October 26 - November 2, Vladimir Vasilyev, Executive Director of the Northern Forum, was in China at the invitation of the Northern Forum Goodwill Ambassador, Professor Guo Peiqing.

Northern Forum
26 Oct 2023


“The Arctic Startup Expedition: Far East and the Arctic of Russia” announces application campaign for participation in the pitching for documentary film authors is still underway.

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5th Northern Sustainable Development Forum

November 7-10, 2023
Yakutsk, Russia

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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.