A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions, congress, exhibitions, business, social and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation – a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions, congress, exhibitions, business, social 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 5000 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 129 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 69 countries worldwide.

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29.07.2019

Roscongress Foundation’s Youth Programme was Presented at the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

The Roscongress Foundation started working on the International Youth Programme for the Eastern Economic Forum. Its contents and goals were presented at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development that was held at the UN Headquarters in New York from 9 to 19 July.

«The topic of sustainable development has been a keynote of all Roscongress Foundation’s events. The Foundation is thus implementing a number of initiatives aimed at bringing together talented young entrepreneurs, researchers, politicians, economists and public figures in order to create platforms for sharing experience and best practices along with specific projects. One of such platforms is Friends for Leadership international pool of leaders and entrepreneurs that unites over 100 young leaders from 40 countries who are combined into themed project groups on social entrepreneurship, technologies, sustainable cities, education and projects for sustainable development. This initiative has gone beyond Russian events and is in demand at key international platforms, including UN-based formats,» noted Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation Anton Kobyakov.

At the Forum a lot of attention was paid to youth issues and youth involvement in achieving sustainable development goals by 2030. A number of roundtables was held under the auspices of the Forum, where the Roscongress Foundation’s international community of leaders and entrepreneurs Friends for Leadership was presented. Such roundtables were organized by the UN Major Group for Children and Youth, UN-Habitat and UN Women. Active participants with their own sustainable development projects were invited to take part in the Friends for Leadership programme at the Eastern Economic Forum 2019 that will take place on 4–6 September 2019.

The Roscongress Foundation held a special projects presentation as part of the ‘Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Regional Integration. Expertise of Eurasian Economic Union countries’ exhibition organized by the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations together with EAEU partners.

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