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5th World Reindeer Congress in China, 2013
Written by Philip Burgess   
Wednesday, 14 March 2012 02:39
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WRH_China_thumbJohan Mathis Turi, General Secretary of the Association of World Reindeer Herders and Anders Oskal, Director of the International Center for Reindeer Husbandry have just returned from China where they attended the first planning meeting for the 5th Congress of World Reindeer Herders, which will be held in the second part of 2013.

Turi and Oskal met with local organisers from the host towns of Genhe and Alougoya and scheduled further planning meetings and preliminary scheduling. The Congress is a unique gathering of reindeer herders from around the world and is held every four years, with the last Congress being held in Kautokeino, Norway.

You can download a press release from this first meeting here.


From Left: Anders Oskal, Johan Mathis Turi, Vice Mayor of Genhe Mr. Sa, Joanna Zhang,
 and WRH Council Vice President Mr Bo.
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