Foundation of development and communication for northern cities “60 parallel” was created as a working tool for Program of international communication of the 60th parallel cities. The Foundation creators are convinced that development of communication between people who live in an enormous northern land and their creative approach to action are able to affect the development of economy and politics, education and culture, traditional handicraft and modern techniques in a positive way and to denote the ways of solving daily social issues as well. In this sense the Foundation is a structure that supports life and so to say sprouting of ideas. The Foundation gathers and patronizes ideas. It understands the concerns of different and rarely meeting each other “spheres”, institutions and people, and it takes an active stand in making unique map of northern zone of the world.
The Foundation mission is to transfer general human concerns to concrete ability and concentrate them in perspective zones of the territory development.
Program of intentions
- Foundation of development and communication for northern cities “60 parallel” is intended to accumulate the funds of industrial and financial corporations and private investors to become the first in Russia charity organization oriented to the development of social focus of development management.
- Foundation is supposed to accomplish a real socio-cultural action by granting for the realization of initiatives and projects concerning the priorities and targets of the program “60 parallel”. It is also intended to give communicational and informational support to organizations, industrial corporations and cities which are a part of the program network.
- Foundation is intended to establish an international reward for development of communication between people and northern territories in the interests of building a new model of using humanitarian (educational, informational and cultural) resources and improvement of the quality of life.
The president of Foundation of development and communication for northern cities “60 parallel” and the head of the Program of international cooperation “60 parallel” is Yakov Chernyak.