• 2nd Annual Global Campaign to Save Traditional Altai Lands
    2009

  • Altai Mir University 2008 Annual Report
    January, 2009
    A synopsis of our third year, with pictures.

  • International Indigenous Leadership Exchange
    June-July 2008
    AMU-sponsored mission to Altai by Tlingit land rights expert Rudy James.

  • Global Campaign to Save Traditional Altai Lands
    2008

  • Altai Mir University 2007 Annual Report
    January, 2008
    A synopsis of our second year, with pictures.

  • Report on The Library of Congress Open World Exchange, American Southwest
    October 2007
    The Library of Congress’ “OPEN WORLD” Young Leaders’ Exchange was an important step in the continuing AMU initiative to develop international awareness in emerging leadership of Altai Republic. In collaboration with the National Peace Foundation and hosted by Cherokee citizen Jonathan Hook, four young Altai leaders were welcomed by numerous Indian Nations.

  • Report on The First “EARTH CHILDREN” International Youth Festival for Social Creativity
    July 2007

  • Strategic Planning Mission - Altai
    May 8-20, 2007
    To finalize details of the first “EARTH CHILDREN” International Youth Festival for Social Creativity July 1-18, 2007, Carol Hiltner and Nina Goncharova traveled in Altai with the Planet 3000 coordinators and “EARTH CHILDREN” camp organizers Zhanna An, Svetlana Matina, Svetlana Katinova, Katya Yeshova, and several other contributors to the effort to support the Altai people to awaken first themselves and then the world.

  • Meeting at National Peace Foundation - Washington DC
    January 27, 2007
    Minutes of the strategic planning session with National Peace Foundation President Sarah Harder and Executive Director Tom Bertrand.

  • Planning Trip to NY/DC
    January 16-29, 2007
    This mission had two purposes: 1) face-to-face planning meetings with members of organizations with which we are collaborating or would like to collaborate; 2) support of the visit to NY by Urmat Yntaev, leader of the Altai musical group Altai Kai, to facilitate the international distribution of indigenous Altai music and throat-singing.

  • Altai Mir University 2006 Annual Report
    January, 2007
    A synopsis of our first year, with pictures.

  • Strategic Planning Conference - Novosibirsk
    “Leadership Role of Universities in the Development of Altai Republic”
    December 12-13, 2006
    Sponsored by Altai Mir University, Siberian Academy for Public Administration, Novosibirsk State Medical University, Gorno-Altaisk State University, and Russian NGO “Connect.”

    An Open Space Technology conference facilitated by Marina Tyasto to bring together the results of the November 2006 strategic planning conference in Gorno-Altaisk and the main themes resulting from the September 2006 GUS/Altai Mir Fact-Finding Mission, specifically regarding the role of universities in the sustainable development of Altai.

  • Reconnaissance Mission - Gorno-Altaisk
    December 5-11, 2006 • Altai Republic
    by Nina Goncharova

    Meetings between representatives of Altai Mir University and Planet 3000, Ministers and Members of Government of Altai Republic, NGOs, and private citizens to further collaboration for sustainable development of Altai Republic.

  • Strategic Planning Conference - Gorno-Altaisk
    “Sustainable Communication System in Altai Republic”
    November 23-24, 2006 • Altai Republic
    Sponsored by Government of Republic of Altai, Gorno-Altaisk State University, Altai Mir University, Siberian Academy for Public Administration, Novosibirsk State Medical University, and Russian NGO “Connect.”

    An Open Space Technology conference facilitated by Marina Tyasto for whole-system planning of communication infrastructure in rural Altai, bringing together participants from government, education/universities, public health, NGOs, environmental and cultural groups, and business.

  • Altai Mir/SAPA Reconnaissance Mission - Gorno-Altaisk
    November 13-14, 2006 • Altai Republic
    Meetings between representatives of Altai Mir University and Siberian Academy for Public Administration (SAPA), and Ministers of Altai Republic, to further collaboration.

  • GUS/Altai Mir Fact-Finding Mission
    August 28 - September 15, 2006 • Novosibirsk and Altai Republic, Siberia
    An evolution of the Peace-Mapping Summit was the establishment of Altai Mir University and subsequent fact-finding mission in collaboration with Global University System (GUS), funded by Eurasia Foundation.

  • Mt. Belukha Clean-up Initiative
    Report on collaborative efforts to clean up tourist garbage around Mt. Belukha (with photos). 2005-6


  • Feature article in Library of Congress Open World newsletter about the National Peace Foundation Award to Carol Hiltner, January, 2009

  • Local TV coverage and interview; broad print media about the opening of the exhibition of Carol Hiltner's paintings at the Altai Republic Museum in Gorno-Altaisk, May 18, 2007.

  • Radio interview Sofiya Blank interviewed Carol Hiltner and Urmat Yntaev of the Altai musical ensemble Altai Kai, about Altai’s sacred energy and its transmission through throat-singing, including singing by Urmat, on Radio Nadezhda, a national American Russian-language cable station, January 19, 2007.

  • TV interview about our Gorno-Altaisk Strategic Planning Conference was made by Carol Hiltner of Altai Mir University, Marina Tyasto of Siberian Academy of Public Administration, and Dr. Alexander Karpov of Novosibirsk State Medical University to local TV, November 23, 2006.

  • TV interview about GUS/Altai Mir was made by Dr. Takeshi Utsumi of GUS, Marina Tyasto of Siberian Academy of Public Administration, and Dr. Alexander Karpov of Novosibirsk State Medical University to local TV, September 7, 2006.

  • TV broadcast: information about presentation of GUS/Altai Mir was on Central (Russian) TV News Program, September 7, 2006.

  • In Russian Vesti was information about the presentation of GUS/Altai Mir, September 7, 2006.