Arctic is a territory where development takes place!

ABOUT US

Our Expert Center was launched to support development projects in the Russian Arctic. We focus on social, economic and environmental aspects of human activity in Russia’s North. The Project Office for the Development of the Arctic (PORA) implements programs throughout the Russian Arctic, supports young scholars, and works to increase public awareness of the Arctic issues.

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RESEARCH

Attracting top scholars and introducing best practices with view to improve the quality of life of those who live in the Arctic, including indigenous minorities.

AWARENESS

Giving tribune and providing financial support to institutions and people involved in Arctic research.

BUILDING BRIDGES

Organizing and hosting conferences, seminars, workshops and round tables.

INVESTMENT

Promoting domestic and foreign investment into Arctic-related projects.

Why Arctic Means Future?

NATIONAL PROGRAM

Support to development in the Arctic by the Presidential Administration, Russian Government, and both chambers of the Parliament

ARCTIC PATRIOTS

Support by scientists, researchers, experts and professionals

PIVOTAL ZONES

Key industries operate in Arctic pivotal zones

CONSTANT DIALOGUE

Discussing sustainable development of the Arctic with all interested parties

ARCTIC DEVELOPMENT

Promoting development, success and well-being in the Russian Arctic

WHY ARCTIC?

The Arctic covers a considerable portion of Russian territory, and is a huge part of our country’s history.
The Arctic is home to unique peoples, traditions, and natural beauty.
The Arctic is abundant in natural riches that are vital to ensuring Russia’s well-being and progress.
The Arctic has a fragile ecosystem that requires a caring attitude.
The Arctic is an area where economic interests of world’s key powers collide, which means that Russia must be ready to protect her interests.