October 26, 2017
-) On October 25th the Learned Council of the Forest Research Institute KarRC RAS gathered to celebrate the Institute’s 60th anniversary. Republic of Karelia Minister of Nature Use and Environment A.A. Shchepin attended the meeting to congratulate the team of the Institute on the anniversary and hand in Republic of Karelia governmental awards. Scientific accomplishments of the Institute’s researchers were also acknowledged in Certificates of Merit issues by the Russian Academy of Sciences and Karelian Research Centre RAS.
November 16, 2017
The international conference “International and Interregional Connectivity of Protected Areas in the European North” took place at the Karelian Research Centre RAS on November 13–17, 2017. The conference gathered over 150 participants representing scientific organizations, national and regional authorities, public and non-governmental nature conservation organizations from Russia, Finland and Norway. The conference was held within the framework of the National Year of Ecology in Russia, and was co-funded by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Nature Use and Environment of the Republic of Karelia and WWF Russia Barents Office.
November 13, 2017
On November 9-10, 2017 events of the 9th Youth Economic Forum took place at the premises of the Forum organizers – Institute of Economics KarRC RAS, Petrozavodsk State University, Karelian Branch of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. The participants of the Forum were early-career scientists, graduate and post-graduate students, senior schoolchildren, experts and entrepreneurs from 8 countries: Russia, Finland, the USA, Germany, Japan, Poland, Zambia, Estonia. Altogether around 1000 participants attended the platforms of the Forum, including educational institutions.