Council meeting of the Association of World Reindeer Herders will be held in Salekhard

February 6, 2018 • Alena GerasimovaBlog, ICR/WRH

Association of World Reindeer Herders (WRH) will have its fisrt Council meeting in Russia. Reindeer herders who are members of the WR Council from 29 reindeer herding regions of the world will gather in Salekhard on March 24-25, where the national festivel ” The Reindeer Herder’s Day” will also take place.

The participants of the meeting will discuss issues of reindeer herding and the prospects for its development, will get acquainted with the reports of the WRH Board and the WRH Secretariat, and will approve the organization’s work plan for the next four years in accordance with the Jokkmokk Declaration adopted at the 6th World Reindeer Herders Congress. In addition, council members will present reports on reindeer herding in their regions.

 In the upcoming event will participate reindeer herders from Yamal-Nenets, Khanty-Mansiisk and Nenets autonomous regions; Koryaksky district; Arkhangelsk, Murmansk, Kamchatka, Magadan, Amur, Sakhalin and Irkutsk regions; Zabaikalsk and Khabarovsk Krai; Republics of Komi, Buryatia, Tyva, Sakha (Yakutia); Evenki and Taimyr (Dolgano-Nenets) municipal districts; Norway, Sweden, Finland, Greenland, Canada, Alaska, Mongolia, China and Scotland.