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The business program of the Interdepartmental Experimental Research Exercise “Safe Arctic” is distinguished by a large abundance of events with the involvement of experts, scientists and officials of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

So, in the city of Yakutsk, in the museum complex “My History”, a round table “Potential of scientific research in Yakutia to reduce the negative impact of climate change” was held.

The event was attended by scientists from the Federal State Budgetary Institution VNII GOChS (FC), representatives of structural divisions of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), scientific and higher educational institutions, local governments, state corporations, organizations and institutions.

The agenda considered the results of assessing the impact of global climate change on the risks of natural and man-made emergencies in Yakutia. The most relevant research areas for the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) were identified and measures were proposed to reduce the risk of emergencies in the context of global climate change.

Also during the discussion, they discussed issues related to climate change in Yakutia over the past 50 years, including the impact of global warming on the forest fire situation in Eastern Siberia.

As part of the business program, a round table “Ensuring the resilience of indigenous people, cities and enterprises” was held in Murmansk.

The event was held in close cooperation with international structures, in particular, with the Arctic Council Working Group on Sustainable Development (SDWG), as well as with the Group of Experts on Social, Economic and Cultural Issues (SECEG), which supports work to promote research in the development of sustainable and integrated approaches emerging in the Arctic region. This moment is of particular importance in view of Russia’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council.

The results of the round table will serve as a basis for developing solutions that contribute to ensuring the security of the Arctic region.

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