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VI International Humanitarian Forum "Civil Initiatives of the Regions of the 60th Parallel" to host more than 40 online events

The VI International Humanitarian Forum "Civil Initiatives of the Regions of the 60th Parallel" will be held on December 9-10, organized by the Ugra Department for Public and External Relations and "Center for Civil and Social Initiatives of Ugra" foundation. The Forum program comprises more than 40 events, including seminars, workshops, sessions, lectures and presentations.

Most of the Forum events will be held online because of the coronavirus pandemic, which, however, will allow more interested parties to participate in the discussions. In 2021, the major topic of the Forum is devoted to measuring the contribution of civil society to the development of territories, the effects of social projects and the success of regional and global programs for the development of public initiatives.

"The Forum is of great practical importance for our region. Development of communication between people living on vast northern territories, as well as creative approach are able to positively influence the development of economy and politics, education and culture, traditional crafts and modern technologies, to help us find solutions to topical social issues", said Yakov Samokhvalov, director general of "Center for Civil and Social Initiatives of Ugra" foundation.

The main event of the VI International Humanitarian Forum "Civil Initiatives of the Regions of the 60th Parallel" will be the plenary session, which will take place on December 9, featuring Natalia Komarova, Ugra Governor.

Forum's program is divided into four tracks. Within the Strong Team track, the participants of the Forum together with invited experts will look into such important concepts for non-profit organizations as strategy, mission, brand, financial planning, and social impact evaluation. During two days they will be analyzing the processes inside a non-profit organization to become a really strong team.

The Reliable Partners track will teach the participants how to find reliable partners for their project, make new contacts and build trust to solve common social tasks together.

Within the framework of the Good People track, organizers and experts will help volunteer associations to make their work more effective by building a powerful team.

The History Keepers track is designed to reveal the features of a new type of volunteering – archival volunteering.

The Forum will be followed by already traditional Week of Kindness, which will be held by Ugra Volunteering Center. This event is a concentration of volunteer and charity actions and flash mobs which will be held on December 9-26.

There is a free mobile application, which allows to get the full information about the events, to stay tuned for the program updates and make a customized program of your favorite events. Download the app here: https://store.eventicious.com/cgi.

Note: You need to register on the website in order to participate in the VI International Humanitarian Forum "Civil Initiatives of the Regions of the 60th Parallel".