2010 – 2013 – Quebec is a member of the Northern Forum
IUCN red list through the children eyes
International project "competition-exhibition of children's creativity "IUCN red list through the children eyes" in the framework of the international ecological action "to save and preserve" led by the Northern Forum.
Meeting Of the Committee of regional coordinators (CRC)
April, Quebec, Canada
The Northern Forum implements its main activities in the framework of 3 integrated programs: Sustainable development, Society, culture and the environment.
Development of protected areas
The “Development of protected areas” project began as a seminar in autumn 2012 in Yakutsk led by the Northern Forum Secretariat. Representatives the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Sakhalin, Amur Regions; Krasnoyarsk, Trans-Baikal Territory; and foreign entities - members of the Northern Forum attended the seminar.
The executive director of the Northern Forum Vladimir Vasilyev
The Northern Forum Secretariat was transferred from Anchorage, Alaska to Yakutsk, Republic Sakha (Yakutia), Russia
January, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Clarification of questions from the Secretariat of the Northern Forum from anchorage, Alaska to Yakutsk, RS(Y)
Meeting with the former Director and employee of the Secretariat, debt repayment
October, Yakutia, Russia
Kangwon delegation led by Dr. Kang with the Republican hospital 2
Meeting of project coordinators and business partners
November, Yakutsk. Russia
Participated working groups, located in the city of Yakutsk
Resolution No. 166 on approving the programs and projects of the Northern Forum for 2013-2015 was adopted.
Participation in the meeting of the Arctic Council working group on sustainable development
March, Yellowknife, Canada
The project "Human in the Arctic" was presented on behalf of the Russian delegation. Information about the cooperation of the Northern Forum with the Arctic Council is presented.
Participation in the meeting of senior officials of the Arctic Council
Arctic Business Forum
March, Rovaniemi, Finland
Participation of Executive Director Vladimir Nikolayevich Vasilyev
International Conference "Renewable Energy in Isolated Systems of the Far East of Russia."
June, Yakutsk, Russia
X Youth Ecological Forum
August, Yakutsk, Russia
Participated delegations of: Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Heilongjiang, Hokkaido, Republic of Sakha Yakutia. The forum was held jointly with "Sosnovy Bor"
Presentation of tourism potential of the Republic of Sakha Yakutia
September, San Diego, California, USA
Working with compatriots abroad (USA)
Festival "Traditions of Northern Fisheries"
September, Lapland, Finland
Participated: Lapland, Khanty Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug, groups from the USA, Great Britain, Finland
Signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Institute of the North of Alaska (Director N. Andreassen) and the Northern Forum (acting Director A. Bozhedonova)
November, Yakutsk, Russia
Goal: the renewal of the membership of the Alaska and Canadian regions in the Northern Forum
Plenary session of the international conference "Arctic: perspectives for sustainable development”
November, Yakutsk, Russia
The organizer was the government of the Republic of Sakha Yakutia and the Northern Forum
International Conference on Telemedicine
November, Naryan Mar, Nenets Autonomous okrug, Russia
Participation in the international conference on telemedicine in Naryan Mar. Participants: NAO, KhMAO, Republic of Sakha Yakutia, Norwegian Telemedicine Centre, University of Arkhangelsk, University of Edinburgh.
An agreement on cooperation in telemedicine was agreed between the Ministry of health of Yakutia and the health Department of the Nenets Autonomous district
International Scientific and Practical Conference Arctic: Prospects for Sustainable Development
November, Yakutsk, Russia
Representatives of potential members of the Northern Forum participated together with the Government of the Republic of Sakha Yakutia. The conference was attended by representatives of federal authority of legislative and executive power and local government of subjects of the Russian Federation, leading scientific and educational institutions of Russia and foreign countries, public organizations.
The executive director of the Northern Forum from 2015 to 2019, Mikhail Pogodaev
Project Festival "Brown bears and Indigenous Peoples"
March, Rural settlement Kazym, KhMAO, Russia
A festival was held on the project "Bears and indigenous peoples"
Initiated by - Khanty Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug with the participation of the business partner of the Northern Forum from Sweden
Krasnoyarsk Krai received the rotating chairmanship of the Northern Forum at the XII General Assembly in Yakutsk
Sulus LLC. based in St.Petersburg has joined the Northern Forum as a new business partner
Sulus LLC. operates since 2004 inhigh technology engineering in system intergration on the Russian IT Market and systems of industrial automatization. The Company specializes on completion of tasks in modern IT and industrial automatization that includes the development of projects, their support in state expert bodies, application of system solutions and services in: oil industry, metallurgy, mining industry, heavy industry, ship building, energy and telecoms.
Northern Forum Acting Executive takes part in Arctic Council AACA Workshop
April, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Northern Forum Acting Executive takes part in Arctic Council AACA Workshop. Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic Report (AACA) workshop took place in Saint-Petersburg, Russia on premises of the Arctic and Antarctic science research institute. The workshop took its place on April 13-16 and gathered authors and working group members on this project. Mikhail Pogodaev was invited as an expert to work on chapters 2 and 6. Agenda of the workshop included reports on status of preparation of chapters for this report, coordination of work of different author groups on these chapters. This workshop was meant to provide conditions for joint work of authors of chapters, determine needed materials and discuss main problems of report preparation, coordination of joint actions. Overall aim of AACA project is preparation and provision of the most full information for grounded, timely and responsible policy and decision-making in conditions of changing Arctic.
III International Conference "Development of Renewable Energy in the Far East of Russia
June, Yakutsk, Russia
The Conference "Development of Renewable Energy in the Far East of Russia" is a traditional summer event held jointly by the Government of the Republic and the Russian Joint Stock Company of the Energy System of the East.
The International Conference "Development of Renewable Energy in the Far East of Russia" allows manufacturers of energy equipment and representatives of scientific organizations to demonstrate their technological solutions and initiatives for the development of renewable energy sources. The event also included a dialogue with representatives of state authorities concerning the regulation of the industry and instruments of state support for alternative energy. The conference initiated several major cooperation projects:
- Within the framework of the agreement signed at the first conference with the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) "Russian Joint Stock Company of the Energy System of the East." built the largest polar SES in the world in Batagai;
- Japanese government organization NEDO with the Government of Kamchatka Krai and "Russian Joint Stock Company of the Energy System of the East" built a unique wind power complex in Ust-Kamchatsk.
Regions: Yakutia and Gangwon Province (South Korea)
Meetings of the Presidium of the Arctic and Antarctic Council under the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation with members of the State Commission for Arctic Development
November, Yakutsk, Russia
Governors of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, which are part of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation, took part. As a result of the meeting, the minutes of the meeting were adopted, which there is a paragraph on participation in international Arctic forums of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and municipalities that are part of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.
4th meeting of the Norwegian-Russian working group on cross-border and regional cooperation of the Russian-Norwegian intergovernmental commission on industrial, economic and scientific and technical cooperation
January, Kirkenes, Norway
At the meeting, the Russian delegation was headed by Alexander Tsybulsky, Deputy Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation, and the Norwegian delegation was headed by the State Secretary, Deputy Minister trade, industry and fisheries of Norway, Dilek Ayhan.
The Northern Forum is an observer in the Arctic Council
April, Iqaluit, Canada
Participation at Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting
Arctic Circle Assembly
October, Reykjavik, Iceland
The Assembly held an official signing ceremony of the agreement on Lapland's entry into the Northern Forum. At the ceremony among others was also attended by Advisor on Arctic policy Alaska Governor Craig Fleener and the Mayor of Akureyri Eirikur Bjorn Bjorgvinsson.
Lapland officially joined in the Northern Forum
In Reykjavik, within the framework of the Arctic Circle International Forum, a ceremony was held to sign an agreement to renew Lapland 's membership in the Northern Forum. The Nordic Forum is an international organization of northern heads of regions that has been active since 1991 as a forum for the exchange of best practices among northern Governments in the sustainable development of northern regions and the improvement of the quality of life of the peoples of the North. In its time, the organization united more than twenty northern territories governments, including Alaska with Lapland.
Alaska signs agreement to return to Northern Forum
On July 25-27, 2016, a meeting of regional coordinators of the Northern Forum was held in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. In a speech at the signing ceremony of the Northern Forum accession agreement, Alaska Governor Bill Walker said of the importance of regional cooperation with Russian regions: "I am proud to be the Governor of Alaska. I was personally familiar with Mr. Walter Hickel (founder of the Northern Forum, Governor of Alaska in 1966-1969 and 1990-1994), who many years ago, having brought me to the globe, said: "All Arctic regions and countries must jointly solve common tasks."
Official visit of the delegation of the Kingdom of Norway headed by Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Leidulv Namtvedt
November, Yakutsk, Russia
The Northern Forum took part in organizing the delegation's visit Kingdom of Norway together with the Ministry of Federal Affairs relations and external relations of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the international center of reindeer husbandry and the North-Eastern Federal University. M. K. Ammosova. The purpose of the visit was to strengthen contacts with universities and research institutes, as well as explore opportunities for trade and economic ties.
4 organisations joined the Northern Forum business partnership
Business partnership in 2017, 4 organisations joined the Northern Forum business partnership: Arctic Portal (Akureyri, Iceland), "Arctic Communications Business" LLC of Ukpeak vik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) (Alaska, USA), Ltd company "Smik-Master. Polygraphy "(Republic of Saha (Yakutia), Russia), "Energy saving technologies" LLC (Republic of Saha (Yakutia), Russia)
A New Northern Forum Strategy
On 11-12 April 2018, XIII General Assembly of the Northern Forum will convene in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. It is an international organization that brings together Arctic and Northern regions to improve the quality of life of all people living in the North and enhancing the principles of Northern territories sustainable development. The Northern Forum has a 26 year long and rich history of pioneering the regional international cooperation in the Northern hemisphere. For several decades the Northern Forum has been successfully implementing initiatives and projects that benefit Northern and Arctic areas of the world, and has been effectively serving as a regional voice in the global arena on current Arctic and Northern agenda. Biennial General Assembly gives an opportunity to assess Forum’s work and to acknowledge achievements and successes made during last two-year period. Since the XII General Assembly of the Northern Forum, held in Yakutsk in November 2015, the Forum has significantly grown thanks to the strong leadership of Executive Director Mikhail Pogodaev and his secretariat staff, the member regions support and that of organizations involved in implementation of its mission.
The executive director of the Northern Forum Daryana Maximova
Arctic Summer School
On July 29, the Arctic Summer School, a joint university educational project - the Northern Forum and the Korean Maritime Institute - was organized at Northeastern Federal University. Within three weeks, participants from Russia, South Korea, Germany and other countries attended lectures by leading scientists and experts on Arctic development.
Northern Sustainable Development Forum
The Northern Forum on Sustainable Development is held for the first time in Yakutsk from 24-28 September 2019. A total of 130 guests, including 50 foreign guests, from 13 countries, including circumpolar countries and 3 countries of North-East Asia (China, South Korea and Japan) came to the forum. To discuss issues on sustainable development of the North during these days there were events on 40 platforms, in the format of panel discussions, round tables, conferences, master classes, vorkshop, lectures and presentations of projects. Such topics as cooperation between Russia and Asia, sustainable development of Arctic regions and cities, economic, social and political problems were discussed; The problems of the small indigenous peoples of the North. The Northern Forum on Sustainable Development in Yakutsk will be a platform for developing concrete measures to solve global problems related to the development of the North and the Arctic. And the Northern Forum on Sustainable Development will be held annually in Yakutia.