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November 2010
Recent News from the International Association of Ethnopsychologists and Ethnopsychotherapists

Conference participants by the Lake Baikal."Advantageous position of Siberia on the border of Europe and Asia allows it becoming the model of advancing of young staff, talents and innovative technologies to the east. Positive model of development of Siberia will provide the future of the whole Russia. In Siberia there are huge natural resources, industrial, technological and scientific resources. This is why Siberian region plays significant role in renaissance and renewal of the country, in creation of economic power compatible in scale with quickly developing economies of China and South-East Asia". These words were reported from the tribune of the Interregional Scientific-Practical Conference “Relevant issues of the contemporary psychiatry”, held on September 24, 2010 in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, by Academician of RAMSci V.Ya. Semke whose name is associated with WPA as he is a scientist and psychiatrist and also President of the International Association of Ethnopsychologists and Ethnopsychotherapists (with headquarters in the Siberian city of Tomsk). As a post-conference tour, participants of the conference visited the picturesque Lake Baikal where they had their pictures taken.

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