logosThe Arctic-FROST research coordination network, International Arctic Science Committee, Institute of Applied Ecology of the North, North-Eastern Federal University, and Center for Sustainable Development of Territories are pleased to invite you to attend the workshop in Yakutsk, Russia on 25-28 April 2018.

The workshop aims to provide a comprehensive view on the benefit sharing and compensation mechanisms for the indigenous peoples of the North due to industrial development in the Russian Arctic and beyond.

The organizers welcome presentations within the following topics:

  1. The impact of industrial development in the Arctic on the traditional territories.
  2. The practice of implementing legislation to support Indigenous and local interests.
  3. Methodology for assessing the losses of indigenous peoples of the North and mechanisms for their compensation.
  4. Benefits sharing mechanisms in the Russian Arctic and internationally.


All applicants shall be prepared to make an oral presentation on the subject related to benefits sharing and Arctic communities and participate in all workshop activities. All papers/presentations will be published online and considered for inclusion in the Arctic-FROST edited volume and Workshop proceedings indexing in RISC.

Organizers accept applications from eligible applicants from all countries, disciplines and institution types. Applications from Indigenous scholars and Arctic residents are especially encouraged.

Send your applications and inquiries to ipes-08@mail.ru (Dr. Valeriy Velichenko, Institute of Applied Ecology of the North, NEFU) and contact@csdt.science (Dr. Violetta Gassiy, Center for Sustainable Development of Territories). Applications are accepted until January 15, 2018.

For application form and further details see the Information letter.

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