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International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry Board Meeting
Written by Philip Burgess   
Sunday, 23 November 2008 21:31
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dscf5330The International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry has just completed its board meeting, held in Guovdageaidnu / Kautokeino, on the heels of the Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting, wrapping up a busy week for ICR. The Board meeting had a full complement, reflecting its international makeup. In attendence were Chair Johan Mathis Turi, ICR Director Anders Oskal, Mai Britt Utsi, Monika Sundset (Norway), Berit Marie Jonsson (Sweden), Juha Magga (Finland) and Vladimir Etylin (Russia).


Elna Sara attended the entire meeting, Svein Mathiesen gave a status report on EALAT and Philip Burgess gave a progress report on the redesigned Reindeer Portal, which was officially launched at the SAO Meeting, 19 November, by Anders Oskal. The Board also took the opportunity to visit the new Diehtosiida building which will house the Sami Univesrity College next year, along with ICR and several other local Sami institutions. On Saturday, lunch was held in the Sami kulturviessu, where there was a Sami handicrafts exhibition.

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