October 4, St. Petersburg. The International Expert Council on Cooperation in the Arctic. Registration is open!

27 September 2016

On October 4, the IV Annual Meeting of the International Expert Council on Cooperation in the Arctic will take place in St. Petersburg with support of the Gorchakov Fund.  The topic of the discussion is “Key Aspects of International Cooperation in the Arctic: 20 Years of Work Experience of the Arctic Council”. Organizers of the meeting are the Center for Strategic Assessments and Forecasts represented by its Executive Director and member of the Gorchakov Fund’s Club of Friends Sergey Grinyaev.


The goal of the event is to continue a dialogue of experts from countries-members and countries-observers of the Arctic Council on burning issues of the international agenda in the region.


Well-known Russian and foreign experts on the Arctic and relatesd topics will participate in the meeting. They will include Rector of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov Yelena Kudryashova, President of the World Stability Observatory Luis Fraga (Spain), and Vice President of the Institute of Eurasian Studies (Italy) and member of the Gorchakov Fund’s Club of Friends Andrea Gianotti.


After the meeting, Mr. Gianotti will read a lecture on the European policy in the Arctic.


Teachers and research fellows from field-specific universities, research institutions, experts in the field of foreign affairs, post-graduates, and Bachelor’s and Master’s degree students are invited to attend the meeting.


In order to participate in the event, applicants should register by filing an application and providing their name, academic degree (if available), position and place of work or study by October 3 at sgreen@csef.ru.


A working language of the event is Russian (if needed, synchronous translation into English will be provided).

The meeting will be held at LENEXPO (Hall 7-4, Pavilion 7). Beginning is at 1:00 pm Moscow time.