Territory of Arctic Dialogue Forum – EALLU project participating

March 27, 2017 • Philip BurgessBlog, EALLU, ICR/WRH, Projects

On March 29-30, 2017, Arkhangelsk in Northwest Russia will host a regular The Arctic — Territory of Dialogue international Arctic forum. Held annually since 2010, the forum is one of the the largest international platform for discussing problems facing the Arctic and prospects for regional development.Russian President Vladimir Putin and Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin are expected to attend the forum. The EALLU project is hosting an Arctic indigenous peoples cuisine event  at the Forum, which is expected to be attended by over 1,000 people. Traditional foods of reindeer peoples – Eveny, Evenki, Sami and Nenets – will be served and information about the EALLU project will be distributed. A large team from ICR is present, along with many of the EALLU youth participants. The programme is posted here (still being added to)

The theme of this years forum is ‘People in the Arctic’. The forum is designed to bring together international organizations, government agencies and scientific and business communities from Russia and other countries in an attempt to work out approaches to promoting international cooperation and consolidating efforts to ensure the sustainable development of the Arctic and improve the living standards of its population.
Discussions will take place in nine themed sections: the history of culture and tourism in the Arctic region, environmental protection, modern energy solutions, transit opportunities, investments, sustainable development and investment attractiveness, cutting edge technologies, health and professional development.