“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 Anton Kobyakov, Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation and Executive Secretary of the Forum Organizing Committee.

The ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ 5th International Arctic Forum will take place in St. Petersburg, Russia, 9–10 April 2019.

[Original article on the ForumArctica webpages]