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The Northern Youth Forum (NYF) – is a youth union under the Northern Forum. Goal of the NYF activities 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. The Northern Youth Forum was created by the Resolution #229 posted 28th April 2021.

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Dear partners and friends of the Northern Forum!

We deeply appreciate that for a long time you’ve stayed with us, you’ve supported and helped us in words and deeds regardless of any circumstances! We sincerely wish to thank you for your friendship, cooperation, and trust!

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The Northern Forum Secretariat is starting a series of meetings with Canada on topical issues of sustainable development in the North and the Arctic. The first online conference will be devoted to the topic “Development of Transport Infrastructure in Permafrost Conditions”. 

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Today, we held our third online meeting with the Chair of the Northern Forum, Governor of Lapland, Mika Riipi. At the very beginning of the meeting, Mr. Riipi shared an extraordinarily pleasant news: a new Coordinator from Lapland – Mrs. Arja Haikara – is soon going to join the Northern Forum. Mrs. Haikara has extensive experience in international organizations, and is quite fluent in Russian. We look forward to meeting her!

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On August 23, the National Library of the Sakha Republic has started a popular voting on various creative projects of children and adolescents.


There is nothing more important for people than having a calm and good life on Earth, but when it comes to nature it seems that humanity has already passed the point of no return, and now climatic disasters appear to be inevitable. Or not?


The Secretariat of the Northern Forum donated 2 chainsaws, respirators, first aid kits to the public volunteer headquarters of Yakutia against the forest fires.

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INFORMATIONAL LETTER on Arctic State Institute of Culture and Arts, Churapha State Institute of Physical culture and Sports hold Online International Summer School – 2021 on the theme: “Sustainable development of rural areas”


The Children's Reading Center of the National Library of the Sakha Rebublic (Yakutia) holds the I International Competition of implemented publishing and visual creative projects for children and adolescents "The white world of the Arctic through the prism of a children's book".

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On the third of July 2021, on the sidelines of the VI International Field Symposium "West Siberian Peatlands and the Carbon Cycle: Past and Present" in the city of Khanty-Mansiysk, the Northern Forum project "Restoration of natural ecosystems and ecosystem services for adaptation to climate change" and the Russian-German project "Restoration of peat bogs in Russia for the prevention of fires and mitigation of climate change" held a  joint seminar "Restoration of natural ecosystems and ecosystem services for climate change mitigation and adaptation. Experience of restoration of swamps and swamp ecosystems".


The Northern Forum expresses deep condolences to the NF region Kamchatka over the plane crash and the tragic death of 28 people. We grieve with you.


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The second meeting of the Northern Forum Secretariat and the Chairman of the Northern Forum, Governor of Lapland (Finland) Mika Riipi took place today.