Dates confirmed for International Arctic Forum 2019
The ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ 5th International Arctic Forum will take place in Arkhangelsk on 9–10 April 2019. Held on a biennial basis, the Forum is a major platform for discussion with foreign partners of pressing issues and prospects for the development of the Arctic region.
“The International Arctic Forum has proven its role as a significant platform for open dialogue on the current Arctic agenda. Key issues for Forum participants include improving living standards for inhabitants of the Arctic region and preserving its unique environmental potential, safeguarding sustainable socioeconomic growth in the polar territories, and strengthening international cooperation with these objectives in mind”, underlined Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation and Executive Secretary of the ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ International Arctic Forum Organizing Committee Anton Kobyakov.
According to Anton Kobyakov, the dates chosen for the Forum take into account climatic conditions in the more northerly latitudes of the Forum venue, as well as the timetable of significant international political, economic, and religious events.
The Forum will be held at the Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University.
Official website of the International Arctic Forum: forumarctica.ru