A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

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 5000 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 155 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 75 countries worldwide.

The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian (t.me/Roscongress), English (t.me/RoscongressDirect), and Spanish (t.me/RoscongressEsp). Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation: roscongress.org.

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22.08.2019

Interagency Meeting Held on Preparations for Russia–Africa Format Events in Sochi

Two months remain until the RussiaAfrica Summit and Economic Forum. Advisor to the Russian President, Executive Secretary of the Organizing Committee Anton Kobyakov took chairmanship in an interagency meeting in Moscow on preparations for the most important strategic events in the context of Russian-African relations.

The meeting was attended by representatives of the Russian Presidential Administration, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Finance, the Federal Security Service, the Administration of the Krasnodar Territory, Russian Export Center, and the Roscongress Foundation. The participants discussed the status of the venue’s readiness, the preparation of the city and its infrastructure as well as aspects concerning the safety of events and work with participants. They paid particular attention to the invitation campaign and the readiness of hotels to receive official delegations and participants.

Some 9,000 participants are expected to attend events in the RussiaAfrica format, including representatives from African and Russian businesses, official delegations, and journalists. A total of 57 delegations have already confirmed they will participate in the Summit, including 41 leaders of African countries, as well as the heads of sub-regional African organizations. More than 6,500 delegates and guests are expected to attend the RussiaAfrica Economic Forum. The event venue will include facilities at Sochi Olympic Park. About 9,100 rooms have been booked at more than 30 hotels for event participants.

«Preparations for the upcoming events in the RussiaAfrica format are in full swing. The agencies involved are aware of the importance of the upcoming events for the development of Russian-African relations and are making every effort to create a unique platform for the development of multilateral cooperation between our countries», Kobyakov said.

Upon conclusion of the meeting, instructions were given on specific issues and deadlines were set for their implementation.

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