Rus

The IX International Forum

Arctic: today and the future

December 05-07, 2019, St.Petersburg

HISTORY: 2016 - VI INTERNATIONAL FORUM «ARCTIC: THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE»

Information about report: International business cooperation

Working session

International business cooperation

Thematic area: International Cooperation

Draft*

14:30 - 16:00

Hall 4


Section description

Nowadays the Russian Arctic attracts interests of international society which are closely related with exploitation of the Northern Sea Route, hydrocarbon deposits management, biological resources extraction and development of tourist trails. International cooperation is very significant for the investments attraction, implementation of modern technologies and conservation of fragile Arctic ecosystem. More than that, it must be relevant to Russian national interests securing. Participation of Russia in activity of regional cooperation institutes is a very important tool of international cooperation.
The working session will be dedicated to discussion of issues of development, international cooperation in sphere of business in time of Arctic development projects implementation with the focus on trans border cooperation between countries of Council of the Barents Euro-Arctic Region. More than that, Russia is the Chair Country in 2015-2017.

Topics for discussion

  • Coordination of transport and tourist projects implementation in Council of the Barents Euro-Arctic Region;
  • Promising cooperation lines in sphere of using the Northern Sea Route and development of transportation corridors;
  • Prospects of international cooperation in time of Arctic deposits exploitation, implementation of large infrastructure projects;
  • Analytical support of decisions on business development in Euro-Arctic region
  • Development of cooperation with Asian countries, development of energy
  • International business in Russia: opportunities and prospects.

Moderator

IGOR NEVEROV

Director of the Second European Department of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Speakers

IGOR NEVEROV

Director of the Second European Department of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

SERGEI ANDREEV

Deputy director of International Cooperation Department of Ministry of Transportation of the Russian Federation;

TALIAT ALIEV

Director of Department of international cooperation of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation

ELENA TIKHONOVA

Minister of economic development of the Murmansk region

LUDMILA FILIPPOVA

Program Manager of Russian international Affairs Council

ANTHONY EDWARDSEN

President of Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation (USA)

ANDREI MINEEV *

Research Officer of High North Center, Nord University Business School

* subject to change without notice