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11:44 | Sep 19 | 2014

The Arctic: Prospects for Sustainable Development

 In the Year of the Arctic, the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) will hold International Research and Practice Conference "The Arctic: Prospects for Sustainable Development" in Yakutsk November 26-28, 2014.

The Conference will consider a wide range of issues on the development of human capital and the quality of life in the Arctic, the environment and development of mineral resources base, development of innovative technologies of energy and utilities sector, the introduction of information and communication technologies in the Arctic, the preservation of traditional lifestyles and traditional economic activities of northern peoples, ensuring transport mobility, organization of goods delivery scheme in inaccessible areas.

As part of the Conference the Exhibition "Technologies of the Arctic" will present expositions of Russian and foreign companies in the spheres of construction, energy, public utilities, mining, agriculture, transport, small and medium-sized businesses.

Conference organizers:

The Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the Ministry of Federal Affairs and External Relations of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the Department of the peoples’ of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), State Autonomous Agency "Center for Strategic Research of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)" International non-governmental organization of the northern regions "The Northern Forum".

 

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External Relations of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)