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V Eurasian Forum

The fifth Eurasian Forum in Verona (Italy) drew to a close on 21 October 2016. The event was organized by the Roscongress Foundation, the Conoscere Eurasia Association, and the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Over the two days of the Forum, participants discussed a number of issues. These included building new projects and models for government interaction and economic cooperation in the current environment, developing the innovative infrastructure of Greater Eurasia, and cooperation in energy, manufacturing, technology, transport, and agriculture.

In particular, innovation was viewed as the main driver of long-term growth and global economic change.

This year, a total of 600 organizations and 60 speakers took part in the Eurasian Forum. They included government officials, business people, political and public figures, diplomats, experts, and journalists.

Further information is available on the official Forum website:


Antonio Fallico, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banca Intesa, President of the Association Conoscere Eurasia


Sergey Razov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Italian Republic and the Republic of San Marino


Forum Opening, Businesses and Greater Eurasia, Geopolitical processes in Greater Eurasia


Session I: The geopolitical map of Greater Eurasia in movement


Session II: Economics and finance and the global crisis


Session III: The energy market – outlook for 2020


Sizing up the first day of the Forum


Session IV: New models of economic cooperation in the context of global crisis


Session V: Innovation infrastructure in Greater Eurasia


Session VI: Agriculture and agribusiness – new frontiers


Session VII: Interregional cooperation as an engine of development


Session VIII: Strengthening dialogue


Forum closing