The BRICS Seminar of Young Experts is taking place in Moscow with support of the Gorchakov Fund

14 July 2016

A research-practice seminar and training of Youth Expert Community BRICSYES! is taking place in Moscow on July 14-15.


Organizers of the event are BRICS National Committee for Research, Youth Expert Community BRICSYES!, and the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.


Young scientists studying BRICS issues – post-graduates of Russian universities, representatives of youth public and research organizations of the “five” and the EEU will participate in the seminar.


The agenda of the seminar includes lectures on the current issues of BRICS delivered by experts of BRICS National Committee for Research, the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, and academic and research organizations of the BRICS countries.


Special guests of the forum will include Executive Director of BRICS National Committee for Research Georgy Toloraya, Deputy Executive Director of the Gorchakov Fund Roman Grishenin, Special Envoy of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Vadim Lukov, Vice President of the Observer Research Foundation (India) Samir Saran, Professor of the Federal University of Bahia and expert of the Institute of Applied Economic Research (Brazil) Lima Wallace Moreira, research fellow of the Chinese Center for Modern Global Studies Chen Xi, President of the European Laboratory of Political Forecasts (EU) Mary-Helen Keyloa, expert of the Youth Committee of South Africa on the issues of international diplomacy (South Africa) Tshepo Morabane, Professor of the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation Irina Yarygina, and Advisor to the Academic and Research Administration of the Analytical Center under the Government of Russia Victoria Pavlyushina.

The participants of the seminar will discuss a variety of issues, including political cooperation of the BRICS countries, cooperation of the countries of the union in the field of economy, investments, energy, healthcare, utilization of the common space and cooperation in the cultural sphere. Young scientists will make reports and presentations, the best of which will serve as a basis for serious academic publications.