Due to the high concentration of natural resources in the Arctic territories, for many countries one of the key goals regarding the Arctic region is the economic exploitation. The geopolitical significance of the Arctic region is also growing. However, exploitation of natural resources of the Arctic territories, let alone the strategic security, does not necessarily mean the creation of comfortable conditions and increase in the population living in the Arctic Circle.
These tasks can be solved through a fly-in/fly-out practice without building traditional permanently inhabited settlements, which is often beneficial for companies developing new fields. But this approach is not acceptable to all territories and may contravene long-term national interests in the Arctic region.
Topics to be discussed:
- What are the main types of the Arctic territories in terms of their development specifics?
- Various actors to develop the Arctic territories: how to achieve a balance between the interests of stakeholders?
- Does the Arctic need permanently inhabited settlements? What are the specific features of Arctic cities?
Organizers: Expert Center "Project Office for the Development of the Arctic", Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, Scientific Research LLC, ICSER Leontief Centre
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Shirokov Anatolij, Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Senator of the Russian Federation
Nikora Evgeniy, Murmansk Regional Duma. Vice Speaker
Sheluk Eugenia, Ministry of Economic Development, Industry and Science of the Arkhangelsk Region. Deputy Minister - Head of the Department for Strategic Planning, Territorial Development and State Programs
Gurin Yuriy, Administration of the city of Dudinka. Head of the city of Dudinka
Sultanova Natalja, Municipal formation "Settlement Tiksi". Head
Reev Stepan, The Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation. Responsible for interaction with federal authorities and constituent entity of the Russian Federation in the field of Arctic region development
Gurev Igor, Control and Accounting Chamber of the Komi Republic. Chairman
Maracha Viacheslav, Scientific Research LLC. Scientific adviser of projects
Ivanova Lena, Administration of municipal district Olenyok evenki national district. Head of the district
Nikonorov Sergei, Expert Center for Arctic Development (PORA). PORA sustainability expert, PhD, Professor of the Department of Environmental Economics, Director of the Center for the Study of Economic Problems of Arctic Development, Faculty of Economics, Moscow State University
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