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Youth Forum "Eurasia Global" is opening in Orenburg

The Gorchakov Fund begins work in Orenburg on the sidelines of International Youth Forum "Eurasia Global". The official opening of the large-scale event is taking place today, on September 2.

The Gorchakov Fund will hold a final stage of its traditional grant contest for foreign individuals. Participants of the forum from Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Iran, Serbia, Turkmenistan and other countires will present their ideas on development of international cooperation. The expert committee will select winners based on results of the competition. The winners will receive grants in the amounts of 200 000, 300 000 and 500 000 rubles.

The program of the Gorchakov Fund at Eurasia Global also includes panel discussions on strategic issues of the global agenda: the role of Russia under conditions of development of the new world order, relations with countries in Eurasia and the Middle East, and aspects of Russian public diplomacy.

The following spekaers will present to the participants:
Fyodor Lukyanov, Director for Research at the Valdai International Discussion Club and Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs magazine; 
Sergey Markedonov, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for International Studies, MGIMO University;
– Kevork Almassian, Founder of “Syriana Analysis” analytical channel;
Dmitry Suslov, Deputy Director at the Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, HSE University;
Pierre-Emmanuel Thomann, Head of analytical center EUROCONTINET;
and others.

International forum "Eurasia Global" provides a platform for a practice-oriented dialogue of young representatives from Russia and other countries. The forum is taking place for the the sixth time and has brought together over 4000 young leaders from all over the world during the history of its existence.