Authorities in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (YANAO) has reached a verbal agreement with a Professor at the University of Geneva Eric Do about the exchange of students in 2018, reports TASS Wednesday, 9 August.
This issue was discussed during the visit to the region the delegation from Switzerland. "The purpose of these exchanges is to study the impact of climate change on the environment, strengthening of scientific ties and development of scientific partnerships between parties in the exchange", — told the Agency in the administration of YANAO.
At the head of the Swiss delegation that visited the region, was a scientist and polar Explorer Frederick Doug Arfst Paulsen. Previously, he was awarded the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with the Order of Friendship for their participation in the experiment to dive in Russian deep-water submersibles to the bottom of the Arctic ocean in 2007.
Foreigners also discussed the problems of tourism development in the Arctic, investment projects and research activities.