The International Forum "Public-Private Partnership in the field of sustainable development of indigenous peoples" will be held in Murmansk on October 9-12. Participants will discuss issues of sustainable development of indigenous peoples, as well as approaches to government regulation and business participation in this area. The forum will be held within the framework of the Plan of Russia's Chairmanship in the Arctic Council, the operator of which is the Roscongress Foundation.
"The diversity of cultures of the peoples of Russia is one of the main values of our country. At the same time, the sustainable development of human capital in Russia is closely linked to the social responsibility of business, and full-scale cooperation between the state and private structures is a key aspect in this area. I am sure that the Forum participants will be able to comprehensively discuss the prospects for the development of cooperation between the state and business, as well as develop proposals that will allow us to modernize existing regulatory practices," said Anton Kobyakov, Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation, Executive Secretary of the Organizing Committee for the Preparation and Provision of Russia's chairmanship in the Arctic Council in 2021-2023.
The event will be attended by representatives of the authorities of the regions of traditional residence of indigenous peoples, experts of non-governmental organizations working in the field of sustainable development, protection of human rights and indigenous peoples, multilateral development institutions, industrial companies operating in places of traditional residence of indigenous peoples, associations of business communities.
The business program includes a plenary session, five panel sessions and round tables devoted to various aspects of the sustainable development of indigenous peoples, as well as their effective relationships with industrial companies and government structures
The key topic of the forum should be the assessment of the possibilities of forming a National standard in the field of sustainable development of indigenous peoples of Russia and ensuring their rights in the context of economic development. At the end of the forum, a consultation round will be held aimed at finding effective approaches to improving the relationship between business and indigenous peoples, as well as the formation of expert potential in this area.
As part of the cultural program, participants will visit the nuclear icebreaker "Lenin" and get acquainted with Murmansk during the tour, attend the performance of the theater of the Ob-Ugric peoples "The Sun" "I am a man!" and go to the exhibition Sami village "Sam Syit".
The forum is organized by the Federal Agency for Nationalities, the Ministry of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, as well as PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel. The partners of the event are the Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation and the Association "National Network of the Global Compact".
You can get additional information and register to participate in the forum on the website.
/ Ministry of Information Policy of the Murmansk Region /