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    Georgy Poltavchenko, Governor of Saint Petersburg
    The Arctic is our common house, so we must exploit this pantry of natural resources wisely and judiciously. The First Conference Arctic - The Territory Of Friendship And Cooperation has shown that countries of the Arctic Council are ready for an effective dialogue on the future of the region.
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    Artur Nikolayevich Chilingarov, President of the State Polar Academy
    Only understanding and mutual assistance should dominate in the Arctic. International scientific cooperation should last not for just one day, but at least have a decade perspective to make possible for us further research of the Arctic and its climate. And the Forum, where scientists meet, assists in doing that.


The Congress of the Interregional non-governmental organization Association of Polar Explorers will take place on the 6th of December 2012 in Saint-Petersburg. The Event will be held under the chairmanship of A. Chilingarov, Member of the Federation Council, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on international cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctic.

The Congress will be participated by more than 200 polar explorers of different regions of Russia, representatives of major companies, scientific, educational and non-profit organizations, carrying out their activity in the Polar Regions of the planet, as well as by representatives of the federal and regional government authorities.

The main goal of the Congress is to develop a new action strategy of the Association under the new business and economic conditions and to amend the charter documents according to the legislative requirements.

Venue of the congress: Saint-Petersburg, business-hotel Crowne Plaza St.Petersburg Airport.

To participate in the Event, please fill in the form below: