A SEMINAR ON THE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF NEIDEN RIVER 25TH APRIL

25th April 2013 from 12.00 to 16.00 Finnish time, a Seminar is organised on the Future Development of Neiden River – Lunch served

Location: Reindeer farm Toini Sanila, Kirakkajärvi, Sevettijärvi, Finland

A seminar will be organised to release the Neiden River Collaborative Management Plan. This Plan includes far-reaching recommendations and reforms to the administration and future development of Neiden River and the salmon. Report is based on science and the Indigenous and local peoples’ knowledge from the watershed. It builds on a process that begun in 2007 between the Skolt Sámi and other Eastern Sámi peoples (Saa’mi Nu’ett, Skolt Village Council), Snowchange Cooperative, United Nations, Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Assessment, Sámi Council, Nordic Council of Ministers, Murmansk State Technical University, KOLARCTIC-science project and others. Process has been primarily funded by the United Nations and the Nordic Council of Ministers.

Lunch will be served during event. Please register by 20th April 2013 to (tero@snowchange.org, + 358407372424). After the event a village meeting will start at 18.00 to share the results with the Sevettijärvi and Neiden villagers, who cannot take part in the event. Translations organised as needed.


 

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