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The Gorchakov will become a partner of the International Meeting of Intellectuals

On October 10-13, the 8th International Meeting of Intellectuals will take place in Pyatigorsk. Organizers of the event are International Institute of Development of Scientific Cooperation (MIRNaS), Pyatigorsk State University, the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), and the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.

Experts from different cities in Russia, Austria, Turkey, Sweden, and the United States will take part in the meeting. The topic of the event is "The 2020s: World, Regions, Risks".

The following topics will be discussed at the conference:

- the 2020s: Global problems. A common crisis of international law, development of multipolarity, loss of U.S. hegemony, influence of COVID on politics and economy;

- the 2020s: Regional problems. Regions: China, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Afghanistan;

- Risks and vulnerabilities of the modern world. Demographics, ecology, climate, economy, education.

The event will be available to watch live online in Russian and English on the YouTube channel of the Gorchakov Fund.

The international meetings of intellectuals have been taking place since 2014. Important issues of the global agenda, including problems and prospects of Russian-Turkish relations, cooperation in Greater Eurasia and processes of political transformation are discussed during the meetings.