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  • Aleksandr Zhirkov goes to the UN

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    According to the decree of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the 16th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at the UN headquarters in New York is attended by the official delegation of the Russian Federation led by Head of the Federal Agency for Nationality Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Barinov. Chairman of the State Assembly (Il Tumen) of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Aleksandr Zhirkov will take part in the event.
  • ENGLISH Language Day

    English Language DayEnglish interpretation booth at a Security Council meeting. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

    English, along with French, is one of the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat, and one of the Organization's six official languages.


    Because it is so widely spoken, English is often referred to as a "world language", or the lingua franca of the modern era.
  • Mikhail Gulyaev spoke at the UN

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    April 16 - 27 more than 1000 indigenous representatives from all over the world participate in the seventeenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at the United Nations Headquarters. This year's session focuses on the problems of indigenous peoples' collective rights to lands, territories and natural resources.
  • Rustam Efremov: UN Interested in ALROSA Experience in Supporting Indigenous Peoples

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    In early May, at the United Nations Organization main specialist of ALROSA Rustam Efremov presented the program of the diamond company aimed at supporting indigenous peoples.
  • Saina opens 17th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

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    17th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
    (UNPFII)opened on April 16 at the UN Headquarters in New York