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‘The Arctic. An Ocean of Opportunities’ will be the main theme of the upcoming 5th ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ International Arctic Forum. The theme was announced during the working group meeting chaired by Adviser to the Russian President Anton Kobyakov.

The business programme will consist of three sections: ‘Coastal Territories’, ‘The Open Ocean’, and ‘Sustainable Development’.
The central event will be the plenary session attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

“The programme of the 2019 International Arctic Forum will cover the full range of focuses for the development of the Arctic regions. Experts invited to take part in the Forum’s sessions and discussions will devote attention to both the current state of affairs and the immediate prospects for using these territories to develop industry, energy, construction, shipping, tourism, education, research, and other sectors. I am certain that the topics raised at this international discussion platform will provide an impetus for the further development of the Arctic and the full use of the enormous opportunities offered by this region”, Adviser to the Russian President Anton Kobyakov said.

Please find details concerning business program’s sectors attached.

The final draft of the Forum programme with proposals on moderators and speakers is expected to be prepared by 15 February 2019.