Delegates from 24 regions of Russia participated in the VI Youth Forum of Indigenous Peoples of the North

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The Forum was attended by over 100 people representing 20 ethnic groups. The experts of the VI Forum were representatives of federal government bodies, expert communities, heads of public organizations, scientists.
Within the framework of the Forum, two panel discussions were held on the implementation of federal legislation in relation to the indigenous peoples of the North.

The Forum provided an opportunity for young representatives of the indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation to discuss topical issues in the field of preserving traditional cultural values, discuss topical issues in the field of legislation in relation to the indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North.

The Forum program included panel discussions, cultural, educational, interactive platforms. The first panel discussion dedicated to Russian legislation and the rights of indigenous peoples of the North was attended by State Secretary-Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs Anna Kotova; Chief Consultant of the Information and Analytical Work Division of the Department for Indigenous Minorities of the North of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Lydia Kelchina; Vladimir Klimov, Vice-President of the Association of the Indigenous Peoples and the Far East of the Russian Federation for interregional cooperation; Grigory Dyukarev, chairman of the MOO of the Taimyr Dolgan-Nenets municipal district "Association of Indigenous Minorities of Taimyr, Krasnoyarsk Territory".

The site was moderated by the President of the Association of Indigenous Minorities of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation, Senator of the Russian Federation Grigory Ledkov.

The second panel discussion was devoted to state policy towards the indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East. The participation was attended by Doctor of Science, member of the Presidential Council for Interethnic Relations, First Deputy Chairman of the Assembly Council Vladimir Zorin; President of the Association of Indigenous Minorities of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation, Senator of the Russian Federation Grigory Ledkov; Timur Tsybikov, head of the Department of the Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs.

The organization of the closing of the Forum was attended by the apparatus of the Association, the Youth Council of the public movement and the participants of the Forum, creative performances were presented, characterizing the culture of the indigenous peoples of the North.

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