The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov

“World Ocean”: The Federal Target Program (FTP)

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“World Ocean”: The Federal Target Program (FTP) – a scientific and technical program aimed at a comprehensive solution to the problem of study, development, and effective use of resources and spaces of the World Ocean. The program is approved by the Government of the Russian Federation on August 10, 1998. In order to achieve this goal, it is necessary to ensure the formation of a unified, well-coordinated state policy aimed at consolidating the national and international interests of Russia in terms of the use of the World Ocean and integrating approaches of stakeholders in the field of development of maritime activities of the country. This policy based on the concentration of efforts of the state in key areas of maritime activities should boost Russia’s activity in the World Ocean in accordance with the goals and objectives of the country’s development and to orient the objects of maritime activities to final practical results in the short term. The program includes ten subprograms,...

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