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In May 2021, the Arctic Council chairmanship for the next biennium will pass from Iceland to Russia. The Arctic Council was established in 1996 in accordance with the Ottawa Declaration and is a high-level intergovernmental forum that ensures international cooperation in the region in the field of environmental protection and sustainable development. The council includes Denmark, Iceland, Canada, Norway, Russia, USA, Finland and Sweden.

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We invite everyone interested in the development of Northern regions to participate in the International Model Northern Forum, which will be held online on November 19-20. The registration for The Model Northern Forum ends on November 8, essay submission – November 15.

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The Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics (CMC) of Lomonosov Moscow State University with the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, invites you to take part in the Scientific and Practical Forum on promoting the principles of a "green" economy in order to accelerate scientific and technological progress (hereinafter - Forum), which will be held within the framework of the annual scientific conference "Lomonosov Readings-2020".

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Over 2500 participants from 36 countries are registered: Russia, Canada, USA, China, Iceland, Norway, UK, Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Finland, Greenland, Mongolia, Denmark, India, Spain, Netherlands, as well as regions from NEAR (the Association of North East Asia Regional Governments, 77 regions) and many others. Of the all participants, 55 are officials, 18 are foreign professors and experts.

The projects of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Yugra participate in the II All-Russian competition of the best environmental practices "Reliable Partner - Ecology". According to the organizers, the competition is designed to promote the implementation of the National Project "Ecology" in terms of identifying the most successful and effective regional environmental practices and projects for their further replication and scaling throughout the country.

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The events will be broadcasted on the youtube channel of the Northern Forum  and on the website of the Northern Sustainable Development Forum


 The first online action was held within the framework of the Northern Sustainable Development Forum "the Siberian crane is a symbol of uniting regions and countries". The action is dedicated to the preservation of rare animals of the North and the Arctic. The organizers of the action are the Northern Forum’s directorate, headed by Vladimir Vasiliev, research officer, a candidate of biological sciences at Institute for Biological Problems of Cryolithozone Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science Inga Bysykatova and employees of the Congress Center.

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The plenary session will be addressed by Oran Reed Young, Research Professor at the Department of Science and Environmental Management at the University of California (Santa Barbara), Director of the Arctic Research Institute (USA). He is one of the most renowned experts on international organizations and their role in cooperation between states. In 1991 he was the moderator of the founding conference of the Northern Forum.

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The organizers of the Forum are the government of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), the international organization of the northern regions "Northern Forum" and the North-Eastern Federal University.

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We inform that application deadline for the Northern Forum Project Call is extended until October 31, 2020.


Only several weeks are left until the start of the 2nd Northern Sustainable Development Forum, which will be held on September 27-30, 2020.


The main topic of the Northern Sustainable Development Forum, which will be held in Yakutsk on September 27-30, is “Transport infrastructure in the North and the Arctic”