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Welcome to Murmansk, the capital of the Russian Arctic!

International partners are invited to the V Murmansk International Business Week (MIBW) that will be held on November 14-18, 2016.

Murmansk International Business Week is the annual forum aimed at strengthening of international cooperation in the North of Europe.

MIBW is included to the agenda of the Russian chairmanship in the Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC).

The V MIBW program includes a number of activities aimed at the development of interregional and international cooperation, business and entrepreneurship, support for science and education.

The central event will be the V MIBW plenary session "Arctic course". The prospects of development of international and cross-border cooperation in the Arctic, the draft federal law "On the development of the Arctic area of the Russian Federation" will be discussed within the plenary session. The participants are representatives of the Arctic Council countries, the regions of Arctic area of the Russian Federation, the federal bodies of executive power of the Russian Federation and foreign partners who are realized investment projects in the Arctic region.

A draft programme of MIBW can be found on the website of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Murmansk Region of Russia: http://minec.gov-murman.ru/upload/iblock/2b8/structure-of-5-mibw-programme.pdf