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The Roscongress Foundation – a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, and helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 2,500 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 122 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 69 countries worldwide.

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22.10.2019

Business Programme of Eurasian Economic Forum in Verona to Include Several Special Sessions

The business programme of the 12th Eurasian Economic Forum in Verona in 2019 will be expanded with a series of special sessions devoted to specific issues on the global agenda. They will be held in parallel with the plenary sessions for the second time.

In particular, a session during which social inequality will be considered as one of the causes of the current global crisis has been included in the Forum programme. The session will be hosted by the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation together with the Innosocium Foundation — the social platform of the Roscongress Foundation. The participants will analyse problems involving economic and social inequality around the world and its impact on the emergence of crises in society and also discuss ways to integrate individuals into the global system. The session will be attended by representatives of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, the scientific community, experts, and philanthropists.

At the special session ‘Uzbekistan and Italy: Major Projects’, speakers will present the former’s ambitious development plans and investment projects that open up prospects for cooperation between Uzbekistan and Italy. The session, which will be moderated by former Italian Ambassador to Uzbekistan (2011–2016) Riccardo Manara, will be attended by Uzbek Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov, President of the Italian-Uzbek Chamber of Commerce Luigi Iperti, and Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan Adkham Ikramov, among others.

A separate session will be devoted to preparations for the INNOPROM international industrial exhibition in Yekaterinburg at which Italy will serve as a partner country. Opening addresses will be delivered by Sverdlovsk Region First Deputy Governor Alexey Orlov and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic to the Russian Federation Pasquale Terracciano.

Another session will be devoted to the role of new technologies in the sustainable energy and transport development of Moscow during which Minister of the Moscow Government Sergey Cheryomin will speak along with others. The session participants will discuss Moscow’s transition to eco-friendly modes of transport.

This part of the programme will also include a presentation of the industrial and investment potential of the Orenburg Region that will be attended by Orenburg Region Minister of Economic Development, Industrial Policy, and Trade Natalya Struntsova as well as representatives of the region’s industrial, agricultural, and service enterprises.

Detailed information about the programme is available on the event website: forumverona.com.

The 12th Eurasian Economic Forum in Verona is being organized by the Roscongress Foundation, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and the Italian non-profit organization Conoscere Eurasia Association.

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