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About the Сonference

12th Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region
Ulan-Ude, 14 – 17 June, 2016

The Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region (CPAR) in Russia (Ulan-Ude) is included to the Plan of International Relations of the State Duma in 2016.

The grand opening will take place on June 15, 2016.

The Conference will be attended by deputies of national parliaments of the Arctic region, the European Parliament, as well as representatives of international organizations and the scientific community. The Conference will discuss topical issues of the Arctic co-operation:

- Climatic and environmental changes in the Arctic, reffered to the discussions at the Climate Conference in Paris (2015);

- The impact of human factors, social and cultural challenges in the Arctic, possible prospects for indigenous people and people of the North;

- New opportunities in the Arctic, economic, technical and scientific development, cooperation with the business community.

The Conference of Arctic Parliamentarians is being held once in two years.
Important Notices

Registration

Registration forms should be filled in and submitted to the State Duma Secretariat on kuzm@duma.gov.ru and the Secretariat in Ulan-Ude on cpar@metropol.ru until May 15, 2016

Visa Assistance

For visa assistance, please note in the registration form the information on the arrival to Russia and departure dates (or dates and flight numbers), passport information and submit a copy of the first page of passport to the State Duma Secretariat on kuzm@duma.gov.ru

Accommodation

The Participants of the Conference are welcome to make reservations for rooms and other services on: http://anketolog.ru/s/141505/tcBvjLkN, on: cpar@metropol.ru or by phone: +7(3012)200-002.

Payment is due according to the actual time of arrival and departure from the hotel. From 08:00 am will be charged an hourly fee.

Conference Venue

The Official Opening Session is due to take place on 15 June, 10.00 a.m. in the building of the government of the Republic of Buryatia.                   

Travel Information

Recommended flights:
13.06.2016
Moscow-Ulan-Ude

Flight S7 115 at 21.10 from the Domodedovo Airport - arrival on 14.06 at 08.10 (travel time 6 hours)
Flight U6-343 at 20.15 S7 from the Domodedovo Airport - arrival on 14.06 at 07.10 (travel time 6 hours)

17.06.2016
Ulan-Ude-Moscow

Flight S7 116, departure at 09.25 a.m. – Arrival at 11.00 at the Domodedovo Airport (travel time – 6 hours 35 min)
Flight U6-343, departure at 08.30 – arrival at 09.55 at the Domodedovo Airport (travel time -  6 hours 25 min)

There are alternative flights with a stop in Saint Petersburg or Novosibirsk. You can also take a train # 002 or 044 from the Yaroslavsky Station in Moscow (travel time – 81-95 hours)

Ground Transportation

Conference Participants will be provided with a group transfer from the Ulan-Ude Airport to the official hotel for arrivals and departures and back (14.06 и 17.06.)
The cost of an individual transfer is 1300 rubles.

Weather

The climate in Buryatia is extremely continental – with cold winter and hot summer. The average temperature in summer is +18,5 0С , in winter –22 0С. For more information on the weather, please visit https://www.gismeteo.com/city/daily/4804/


For more information on Ulan-ude, please visit:

- http://arcpac.org/eng/services/index.wbp
- http://baikaltravel.ru/ulan-ude/
- http://www.uutravel.ru/en/

For any organization enquiries, please contact I. Kuzmina (kuzm@duma.gov.ru), A. Zotova (zotova_a@metropol.ru) or M.Yakovleva (yakovleva@putnik-baikal.ru).

Information on the trip