On Thursday 22nd September 2011, the Prince will speak alongside Mr Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and Mr Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of the Republic of Iceland.
This year, they will focus in particular on the subject of transport in this area.
This forum, organised by the Russian Geographical Society, will bring together representatives from the member countries of the Arctic Council, scientists and specialists in this region.
It will once again allow all these people to discuss the environmental and energy challenges of the Arctic and strengthen their cooperation.
* The Prince also spoke at this event in September 2010 in Moscow, where he was appointed as an honorary member of the Russian Geographical Society.