Cross-Cultural Consulting Services, PLLC.
Events, Logistics, Presentations, Translation
May 10th, 2011
On May 18, 2011, Cross-Cultural Consulting Services (CCCS) will join the Batani Fund, the Far East of the Russian Federation, the Russian Association of the Indigenous Peoples of the North (RAIPON), and the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation at the United Nations Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) for a special side-event: «Indigenous communities and Industrial companies: Best practices of cooperation in Russian Federation».
This event brings together representatives of Russia’s lead industrial companies (which carry out their activities in the traditional territories of Russian indigenous peoples), experts, indigenous leaders of Russian North and Far East, indigenous leaders of Arctic countries, Russian officials, diplomats, representatives of NGOs and United Nations. Participants will share their experience and knowledge, and analysis to develop ‘best practice’ recommendations regarding industrial development on indigenous lands in cooperation with indigenous communities in the Russian Federation.
The meeting will feature presentations by Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. (Sakhalin Energy), Kinross Gold Corporation, Novatek Ltd, Terneyles Ltd. as well as from representatives of the indigenous communities in whose territories these companies operate. Presenters will talk about their experience in overcoming challenges and strategies for effective cooperation.