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In 2020, the international organization of the northern regions "Northern Forum" held the II Competition of Projects, the purpose of which is to promote the strengthening and expansion of interaction between regions in all aspects of the socio-economic development of the North and the Arctic.

From July 1 to October 31, 2020, the Northern Forum Secretariat received 50 applications, of which 21 projects correspond to the regulations on the call for proposals approved by Resolution No. 215. In November 2020, projects were assessed by the Northern Forum Working Groups in the relevant areas.

On December 11, 2020, at a meeting of the Committee of Regional Coordinators of the Northern Forum, the winning projects were determined, and on December 25, 2020, a solemn online awarding took place, with the participation of regional coordinators, chairmen of working groups, representatives of the winning projects and the media from different regions of the Northern Forum. The winners were solemnly presented with certificates and congratulated on their well-deserved victory.


Winning projects:

Arctic Juniors project

Taimyr College (Krasnoyarsk Territory)


Project "Restoring natural ecosystems and ecosystem services for adaptation to climate change"

Yugorsk State University (Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug-Yugra)


Ecological Ark Project

Taimyr College (Krasnoyarsk Territory)


Project "New cities in the old land"

Museum Association of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug (Nenets Autonomous Okrug)


The Northern Forum Secretariat will contact the rest of the promising projects for further joint work when additional sources of funding appear.


Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Northern Forum Project Competition and wish you successful implementation of your projects!


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