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22 March 2018 held a press-the conference devoted to results of the first phase of the Fifteenth anniversary of the all-Russian contest of youth author’s projects and projects in the field of education aimed at the socio-economic development of Russian territories “My country – my Russia” .

It was attended by Chairman of the Russian society “Knowledge”, the Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee for education and science of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Lyubov Dukhanina, Director, Department for state policy in the sphere of education of children and youth of the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation Igor Mikheev, the Head of Federal Agency on youth Affairs Alexander Bugaev, Deputy Director of the Fund “Recongress” Armen Khachatryan, Chairman of the Board of the all-Russian Union of public organizations “Youth social and economic initiatives”, the responsible Secretary of the Competition Larisa Pastukhova, Vice-President of the Russian Academy of education Victor basiuk, the head of the Federal project of the Ministry of the Russian Federation “School literate consumers” Alexander Kozlov.

“The all-Russian contest “My country — my Russia” is held in Russia for fifteen years. During this period, it was attended by more than 58 thousand people. This year the Competition receives a record number of participants: 7,000 people from different regions of the Russian Federation. Attracting young people to tackle socio-economic issues in their regions, cities and villages — one of the main goals of the contest. The best project initiative of the contestants receive support from Federal and regional Executive authorities, as well as partner NGOs and business structures”, – said the Vice-President of the Russian Academy of education Victor basiuk.

“We talk a lot about Russia as a country of opportunity and this Contest is one of the main mechanisms”, – said Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee for education and science of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Lyubov Dukhanina.

“I believe that holding the ceremony at the site of such a significant international economic events like the forum will be an invaluable experience for our contestants. Because today it is a small initiative, but a long way starts with a small country. Maybe in a few years they will become executives of large companies, or will create an international business with Russian beginning. So the format, in a sense, a big incentive for those guys who can see it”, – said the Chairman of the Board of the all-Russian Union of public organizations “Youth social and economic initiatives”, the responsible Secretary of the Competition Larisa Pastukhova.

Deputy Director of the Fund “Recongress” Armen Khachatryan stressed the importance of supporting the youth sector within key international economic forums of the country.

“In the execution of the orders of the President of the Russian Federation about the organization in the framework of St. Petersburg international economic forum of the youth platform of the Forum will be held the events devoted to youth issues. In particular, it provides for an International youth economic forum and the ceremony of awarding the winners of the contest “My country-my Russia”. During the Youth economic forum, the participants will be able to discuss key economic and political issues, including those addressed in the main business program of SPIEF, with the leaders of Russian and international business, major international experts and scientists to exchange opinions and ideas. Overall, the promotion of youth initiatives and volunteer movements, we pay special attention to the activities of the Fund “Recongress” events. Most recently, in Sochi took place the Day of youth entrepreneurship in the framework of the Russian investment forum. “Recongress” has organized the world festival of youth and students. Special youth formats are organized at the Eastern economic forum in Vladivostok, Russia’s energy week,” he said.

Armen Khachatryan also offered in the framework of SPIEF to organise a meeting of winners of Competition “My country – my Russia” with the leaders of the “new generation” — finalists of the contest “Leaders of Russia” for the exchange of experiences and discuss initiatives and further replicability of the best practices in our country and abroad.

St. Petersburg international economic forum 2018 will be held in St. Petersburg on may 24-26.

For reference

February 14, 2018 in the framework of the Russian investment forum in Sochi the Foundation “Recongress” and the all-Russian Union of public organizations “Youth social and economic initiatives” has signed a cooperation agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to attract potential youth to solve the acute issues of socio-economic development of Russian regions, cities and villages.

The agreement is intended to contribute to creating an environment for communication between young people from different regions of the Russian Federation with representatives of Federal and regional authorities, business and expert community. The result of this communication should be the promotion of youth projects and initiatives. Also in the framework of cooperation it is planned to organize educational, exhibition and Congress events in the form of consultations, webinars, forums, round tables and conferences.

Fund “Recongress” — the largest organizer of exhibition and Congress events.

Fund “Recongress” established in 2007 to promote the development of economic potential and strengthening the image of Russia through the organization and holding of the Congress, exhibition and social events. The Fund forms a substantial part of them, provides consulting, information and expert support to companies and organizations, as well as comprehensive studies, analyses and covers issues of Russian and global economic agenda. The Foundation provides administration and promotes business projects and investments, including through public-private partnerships.

Today, the annual program Fund includes activities from Montevideo to Vladivostok, allowing you to get together the global business leaders, experts, media, representatives of government, to create the best environment for discussion and promotion of new ideas and projects and to assist in the formation of a social enterprise and charity projects.

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