The annual International Arctic Forum took place in Arkhangelsk, Russia on the 29-30th of April 2017. This year- Arctic Territory of Dialogue – was the working title of the conference.
Among a number of different sessions, NDPTL took part in the session on Sustainable Development of the Arctic – The Arctic: Territory of Transport Opportunities.
Topics discussed in the session were among others:
• Strategic areas for developing transport infrastructure and logistics in the Arctic
• Ensuring transport accessibility in Arctic regions, serving both passengers and freight
• Impact of new technologies in Arctic transport and logistics
• International collaboration to ensure safe navigation in the Arctic
The session had speakers from a number of different countries – Russia, China, India, Japan, Singapore, Korea, USA, Canada, Iceland, Finland and Norway.
Link to the conference website: http://forumarctica.ru/en/
Link to photos from the session: http://forumarctica.tassphoto.com/album/116