The Gorchakov Fund took part in forum Soobshchestvo in Perm

29 February 2016

Forum of active citizens of Russia Soobshchestvo was held in Perm. The conference brought together almost a thousand of compatriots fr om all the regions of the Volga Federal District, parliamentarians of different levels, representatives of social business, federal government authorities, and administrators of presidential grants.


A representative of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund participated in the event, wh ere for the first time platform “International Activities of NGOs”, dedicated to different aspects of involvement of Russian non-profit organizations into international cooperation, was established. Issues of developing conditions to share successful techniques of Russian NGOs on an international arena were discussed.


The Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation held forum Soonshchestvo for the second time. According to information provided by the Civic Chamber of Russia, over 10 000 participants took part in the event. Representatives of NGOs and activists developed more than 300 proposals for a report on the status of the civil society, which is traditionally made by the president in the end of the year.


The conference in Perm launched a series of fora Soobshchestvo of 2016. Following events will be held in Omsk (Siberian Federal District), Khabarovsk (Far Eastern Federal District), Yekaterinburg (Ural Federal District), Vologda (Northwestern Federal District), Grozny (North Caucasian Federal District) and Volgograd (Southern Federal District). The series will be completed with a final event in Moscow with participation of the President of Russia.

Information materials of the press service of the Civic Chamber of Russia and news agencies have been used.