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Date: October 8, 2018

The meetings of the Working Group of the Northern Forum on Environmental Protection and Conservation of Biodiversity will be held on October 8 in Rovaniemi, Finland. On the agenda: consideration of applications in the competition of projects of the Northern Forum on Environmental Protection. Also, discussion of cooperation of regions in the field of conservation of biological diversity and development of specially protected natural areas, where representatives of regions, members of the working group will be the speakers.


Afanasyev Sakhamin Milanovic, Ministry of Ecology, Environment, and Forestry of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russian Federation, will act as chairperson of the working group. Following the meeting, relevant documents will be reviewed and adopted.



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Dates: October 5-12, 2018

The 9th International Youth Eco-Forum is held within the framework of the International Youth Ecological Forum of the International organization "The Northern Forum". The aim is to unite the efforts of young people to preserve the Arctic for the future generations in the interests of sustainable development.


The main objective is to study the experience of interregional and international youth environmental organizations and associations of the environmental activities; participation of young people in the environmental activities and actions in order to attract government attention to the critical problems.


The exhibitions and presentations of participants will be held within the framework of the Forum program; competition of socially significant environmental projects; business and cognitive programs; cultural-leisure and excursion programs.


Arctic Youth Forum will be held in parallel with the Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018, and Youth Eco-Forum is a part of it. Delegations from YNAO, KhMAO, Republic of Sakha(Yakutia), Lapland, and Hokkaido are planned. The preliminary program can be found here.