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”

OASS 2020

This year, the 3rd Arctic School of the North-Eastern Federal University and the Northern Forum took place online. The school was held from July 27 to August 7, 2020.

Indigenous day

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is commemorated annually on 9 August in recognition of the first meeting of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, held in Geneva in 1982.

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By the offer of the Head of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) Aysen Nikolaev, the Regional Coordinators Committee approved Vladimir Vasiliev, the Acting Executive Director of the Northern Forum, who worked as Minister for Federal Relations and External Relations, Head of the Department for External Relations, First Deputy Minister for External Relations and Ethnic Affairs of Sakha Republic (Yakutia).

Online arctic summer school 2020 


On July 27, the 3rd Arctic Summer School of the North-Eastern Federal University named after M.K. Ammosov and the Northern Forum International Organization was opened. The event is held online with the participation of students from seven countries of the world.