“Yakutia in the finalization of the draft law “On the development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation” proposes to consider the proposals concerning state policy in the field of support and development of indigenous peoples, which should be an integral part of the policy development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation”, — the Deputy Permanent representative of the Republic of Taras Popov made a presentation at the fourth international Arctic legal forum in Moscow. He voiced the proposal of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). In the report, reflecting the position of the Republic in terms of legal regulations in the Arctic zone of Russia, Deputy permanent representative of Yakutia noted the need to work on improving the “Northern” law to the solution of social problems of the northerners: “the Draft Federal law “On the development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation” is aimed primarily at regulation of creation and functioning of the support areas of development of the Arctic. Policy support and development of indigenous peoples must be an integral part of the policy development of the Arctic zone.
We are talking about the Supplement articles of the law on state regulation in the field of health and also guarantees payment of labor and social security living in the far North and equivalent areas.
In addition, Yakutia proposes to consolidate the industry to accept Federal law, the criteria of the territories of constituent entities of the Russian Federation to the composition of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.
In the work of international forum “Preservation and sustainable development of the Arctic”, dedicated to the theme of the law as a relevant resource for the development of the national territories of the Arctic, took part deputies of the State Duma and Federation Council members, representatives of state authorities of municipalities, academia, business associations, civil society and public organizations, including those representing the interests of indigenous minorities of the far North.
Yakutia was represented by the Chairman of the constitutional court Alexander Kim-Kimen and Deputy Permanent representative of the Republic of Taras Popov.