The annual International Forum “Arctic: Today and the Future” has been finished. Its business program included plenary sessions and more than 50 thematic sessions that covered such topics as national projects in the Arctic regions, complex and strategic solutions on social and economic development of the Arctic zone, investment potential and opportunities of northern regions, international non-governmental cooperation, matters of ecological safety, protection of interests of the indigenous peoples of the Polar Region etc.
The delegation of the Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology (GOST R) headed by its CEO Anton Shalaev took an active part in the activities of the business program of the International Forum. The delegation consisted of the representatives of the GOST R Central Office and participants of the following GOST R subordinated organizations - the Russian Standardization Institute and the Federal State Unitary Enterprise “The D.I. Mendeleev All-Russian Institute for Metrology” (VNIIM).