Estonia became a host country for the Coordinators' Meeting of the Consultative Committee of Finno-Ugric Peoples. The meeting discussed preparation activities for the International Applied Research Conference 'Mother Tongue in Multicultural Environment: Modern Approaches to Mother Tongue Development' to be held in Syktyvkar, Russia, and the 25th Anniversary Seminar dedicated to the First World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples, as well as other issues on the agenda.

Dr. Tatiana Dyatlova, Director of the Institute of Northern Peoples at YUSU, participated in the event on the university's side. She delivered a report on the university's role in Finno-Ugric activities; Khanty-Mansiysk, a host city of the III International Congress of Traditional Artistic Culture, and shared management experience in YUSU.

"Academic activity in Yugra State University focuses on creating conditions for students' social and cultural development, including indigenous minorities of the North, shaping ethnic patriotic mindset and identity with their ethnic groups, with harmonious multicultural development, preservation of cultural traditions and language maintenance based on tolerance, concord, peaceful coexistence and positive cooperation. The university hosted one of the sessions within the III International Congress of Traditional Artistic Culture, where the faculty and students attended the event, took part in discussions and gained in-depth knowledge of traditions and cultures of Russian nationalities, including Finno-Ugric peoples too," Mrs. Dyatlova announced during the meeting.

English version by Azat Garipov.
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