The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation considered the Resolution of the V International Forum "Arctic: Today and the Future"
The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation considered the Resolution of the V International Forum "Arctic: Today and the Future". The public proposals on practical issues of implementation of the state policy of the Russian Federation in the Arctic were included in it.
A number of these proposals is taken into account when drafting the new version of the Russian state program "Social and economic development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2020 and beyond", as well as in the draft federal law "On the development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation." This is stated in an official letter of the Ministry of Economic Development forwarded to the Inter-regional public organization "Association of Polar Explorers".
According to Deputy Minister of Economic Development Alexander Tsybulsky, the draft state program takes into account the comments aimed at creating new mechanisms for social and economic development of the Russian Arctic, conducive to sustainable development of the small indigenous peoples living in the Russian Arctic. It is expected the implementation of measures aimed at ensuring of environmental management, introduction and use of new technologies, taking into account the specifics of the Arctic. It is planned to pay particular attention to the preservation and promotion of public health under the conditions of the Far North, as well as providing comprehensive life safety in the Arctic.
The final resolution of the V International Forum "Arctic: Today and the Future" includes 600 proposals from 187 initiators of the government, business, education and nonprofit organizations.