Irkutsk
Ulan-Ude

Blagoveshchensk
Chita
Yakutsk

Birobidzhan
Vladivostok
Khabarovsk

Magadan
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

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Petropavlovsk-
Kamchatsky
Moscow

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Delegation of Chukotka to represent Russia at the General Assembly of the Inuit Circumpolar Council in the USA

Delegations of Chukotka from 13 people will represent Russia at the 13 General Assembly of the Inuit Circumpolar Council 16-19 July in Barrow, Alaska, the press service of the government of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug reported on Thursday. The delegation will be headed by the Honorary Member of the Assembly Anna Otke.

"The council has the opportunity to participate in the international assembly and express its views on the international scene thanks to the support of the government of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug. In addition, the government's interest in solving the problems of the small indigenous peoples of Chukotka helps the council organize and carry out measures to preserve traditions and native language, "the member of the Inuit Circumpolar Council member Tatiana Achirgina said in the message. A number of issues related to the international rights of indigenous peoples and international partnership, promotion of family values ​​and popularization of northern traditions among young people, education and preservation of the mother tongue, economic prospects and environmental problems will be discussed at the Assembly. The delegation of Chukotka will present several reports. In particular, on the economy of Inuit families, the achievements of the mining industry in Chukotka and the positive experience of the partnership of miners with the indigenous population. In addition, the reports will cover the projects implemented in Chukotka to create national parks, natural monuments, and promising environmental projects. Chairman of the Inuit Circumpolar Council "Chukotka" Lyubov Tayan will share the results of the work for the last four years. As a result of the Assembly, its permanent participants will sign a joint declaration.

The General Assembly is held every four years. The main task of the Inuit Circumpolar Council is the unity of the Inuit peoples and international cooperation within the framework of the Arctic Council.