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Russia Holds over 40 Key Arctic-Related Events in 2022 as Arctic Council Chair

Russia Holds over 40 Key Arctic-Related Events in 2022 as Arctic Council Chair

Key events of the cultural programme of Russia’s chairmanship in 2022 included: the Teriberka Arctic Festival and the Northern Character International Film Festival in the Murmansk Region, the Sociocultural Development of the Northern Regions Creative Business Forum in St. Petersburg and Vladivostok, the Bering Strait International Festival in the Chukotka Autonomous District, the Northern Professions Skills Championship in Murmansk, the ‘Arctic. Breaking the Ice’ Russian Volunteer Forum and Festival in Usinsk, the track ‘Sociocultural Initiatives and the Best Commercial Projects in Creative Entrepreneurship’ in Kogalym, and the Youth Creativity Festival in Arkhangelsk.

Chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2021–2023

In the coming months, Russia will hold new business and cultural events as part of its chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2021–2023, whose programme is fully consistent with the goals and objectives of the Strategy for Developing the Russian Arctic Zone and Ensuring National Security until 2035.

As part its chairmanship, Russia plans to boost the efficiency of scientific activities and the practical applicability of its results in the Arctic and supports programmes for integrated Arctic research and the creation of a mechanism to support multilateral research initiatives in an effort to strengthen scientific and technological cooperation in various areas.