Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


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The second decade of the 21st century is marked by transformation of the Arctic into the one of prioritized directions of the Russian Federation’ social-economic policy, spatial development and international cooperation. A primary provisions and practical activities of Russia, including those on account of the current international situation, suppose an intensive realization of human, natural and transport-logistical potential of the Arctic zone coastal areas’ for purposes of the long-term national progress. At that an actual activities held by other sub-Arctic states demonstrate a crucial significance of scientific research for national competitiveness and geopolitical positions.

Actualization of agenda and elaboration of practical measures for effective collaboration between public authorities, business, science and communities within economic projects and implementation of innovative macro-regional development models are stated as goals for the international scientific conference «NATURAL RESOURCES and INTEGRATED COASTAL AREAS DEVELOPMENT in the ARCTIC ZONE» (Conference), which is to be held on 29 September – 01 October, 2015 in Arkhangelsk.

More information could be found at conference's website.

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