International forum “Caucasus in the Beginning of the 21st Century” is taking place in Pyatigorsk with the support of the Gorchakov Fund

14 November 2017

On November 14, international forum “Caucasus in the Beginning of the 21st Century: the Role of Public Diplomacy in Countering International Terrorism” opened in Pyatigorsk. This conference was organized by Stavropol regional NGO Institute of Development of the Civil Society and Interethnic and Interreligious World “Unity”.

Issues related to increasing effectiveness of countering manifestations of extremism and terrorism in the Caucasus by utilizing tools of public diplomacy will be discussed at the Pyatigorsk branch of North-Caucasus Federal University. The participants will talk about an economic aspect of countering financing of terrorism and identify interconnections among such concepts as spirituality, personality and extremism.

An open contest of practical projects, where the attendees will present the projects previously selected, is also scheduled to be held.

The forum will end on November 16.