International UNESCO Chair M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University SOCIAL AND HUMAN ADAPTATION OF THE ARCTIC REGIONS TO CLIMATE CHANGE

                                                                                      


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Mr Anatoly Sleptsov, Chairholder 
Contact 
Address: 677000 RF, Republic Sakha (Yakutiya), 
                   Yakutsk, 1 Lenin Avenue, office 615 
Telephone/fax: +7 (4112) 425 211 
E-mail: unescos-vfu@mail.ru    uyandi@mail.ru

International UNESCO Chair at M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University "Social and Human Adaptation of the Arctic Regions to Climate Change” was created on the base of Agreement between UNESCO and North-Eastern Federal University of June 9, 2011.
UNESCO Chair is a university-wide scientific and interdisciplinary educational structural unit of the Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution Of Higher Professional Education M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University. The department is included in the worldwide network of UNESCO Departments in accordance with UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs, established by the decision of 26th Session of the UNESCO General Conference in 1991 for development of interuniversity cooperation at global, interregional, regional and subregional levels in certain fields of education, science, culture and communication.
The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of social and humanitarian sciences, agricultural sciences, culture studies, sociology social informatics, global studies, ecology, biology, and demographics.