3 Thousand People Will Take Part in the Forum "Arctic - the territory of dialogue"
OREANDA-NEWS More than 3 thousand people from more than 40 countries will take part in the V International Arctic Forum "Arctic - the territory of dialogue". This was reported to journalists acting program Director of the Forum of Recongress Armen Khachatryan.
"We expect that more than 3 thousand people from more than 40 countries will take part in the forum," he said.
Answering the question of who will lead the foreign delegations, Khachatryan noted that it is too early to talk about it.
Authorized representatives of a number of countries and international organizations, in particular the UN and the Arctic Council, will participate in the forum.
"We expect foreign representation in the spring from our neighbors in the region, partners in the Arctic Council, as well as observer countries of the Arctic Council. There will also be representatives of a number of international organizations (Arctic Council, UN, the Barents Euro - Arctic Council)" he said at a special presentation of the forum for the diplomatic corps of member and observer countries of the Arctic Council of Korchun.
Russian President Vladimir Putin traditionally takes part in the forum's events.
During the event, participants will try to find forms of mutually beneficial cooperation in the Arctic. The Ambassador expressed hope that the contribution of each participant will strengthen peace, stability and constructive cooperation in the Far North.
The main theme of the forum will sound like "The Arctic. Ocean of possibilities". The business program will be based on three tracks: "Coastal areas", "Open ocean" and "Sustainable development". The April forum in St. Petersburg will bring together heads of Federal Executive bodies and Arctic regions of the Russian Federation, representatives of both chambers of the Federal Assembly, representatives of a number of international organizations, including representatives of the UN, business, scientific and public circles.