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»

Priority projects in the sphere of socio-economic development of small indigenous peoples of the North

Panel session

Priority projects in the sphere of socio-economic development of small indigenous peoples of the North

Thematic area: The peoples of the North

Draft*

16:30 - 18:00

Hall 9


Section description

Traditional way of housing allows conserving national culture of low-numbered peoples of the North. Nowadays, integration to the Russian society through education system, public culture, participation in the industrial activity lead to significant changes, which can influence on not only way of housing but also on the identity of Northern peoples. Current mechanisms of state support for traditional forms of housing are not always guarantee full protection. That is why it is planned to consider the whole complex of protection tools of traditional way of housing in the Arctic.

Topics for discussion

  • Advancement of Russian legislation concerning rights of indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North;
  • Approaches for improving the system of education of indigenous peoples of the North;
  • Development of traditional forms of housing: deer farming, fishing, farming;
  • Industrial territories development and contribution to conservation of traditional housing of indigenous peoples.

Moderator

ANDREI MEZHENKO

Deputy Head of Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs

Speakers

ANDREI MEZHENKO

Deputy Head of Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs

DMITRII AZAROV

Chairman of the Federation Council Committee for Federative structure, regional policy, local self-government and Northern Affairs

VASILII SOKOLOV

Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Fishery

GRIGORII LEDKOV

President of Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and Far East (RAIPON)

NADEZHDA KOLESNIKOVA

Member of the Committee of the Russian State Duma for family, women and children

ELENA GOLOMAREVA

Chairman of Permanent Committee of State Assembly of the Republic of Sakha on the issues of indigenous peoples and the Arctic

MIKHAIL POGODAEV

Chairman of the Board of Assn of World Reindeer Herders

OLGA ETYLINA

Chairman of NP "Commonwealth of indigenous minorities of the North"

* subject to change without notice