On 11 September 2018 at the Eastern Economic Forum, the Roscongress
Foundation agreed to cooperate with a number of Russian and international
companies and associations. Appropriate accords were signed with the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(KCCI), China National Cuture&Art Co., Ltd (CNCAC), the
China National Arts & Crafts (Group) Corporation, the Russian Academy of
Sciences, and Womens View Public Diplomacy Foundation.
Roscongress Foundation organizes large-scale international events both in
Russia and overseas, therefore developing communication with foreign and
Russian companies, non-profit organizations and authorities is a focus area for
us,» emphasized Alexander Stuglev,
Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Roscongress Foundation.
Executive Vice Chairman of the Korea
Chamber of Commerce and Industry stated: «I would like to express my
compliments upon signing the Memorandum of Understanding between the
Roscongress Foundation and the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry that took
place a year after the New Northern Policy was announced [by Moon Jae-in,
President of the Republic of Korea]».
added that «as the
leading economic organization, the Korea
Chamber of Commerce and Industry will continue to consistently support bilateral
exchanges and international promotion of both countries businesses
by the agency of the Roscongress Foundation».
During the ceremony, Veronika
Peshkova, President of the Womens View Public Diplomacy Foundation, noted
that female leadership and entrepreneurship projects was a promising area of
international cooperation both in bilateral and multilateral relations.
«Today developing gender equality and womens economic empowerment is on
the agenda of the leading international organizations and associations, like
the UN, APEC, BRICS, and others. Building government-business dialogue and
supporting public diplomacy initiatives doesnt just benefit specific
businesses, but the society as a whole,» believes Ms. Peshkova.
Together with the
Association of Lawyers of Russia (all-Russian non-governmental organization),
the Roscongress Foundation signed trilateral cooperation agreements with Primorye Territory and Chukotka Autonomous Area. This document
aims to promote investment and export potential of Russias regions and support
regional brands. The parties agreed to cooperate in organizing a series of
SPIEF regional sessions called Russias Regions: New Areas of Growth in
federal districts. These sessions started 2015 and became an efficient tool to
support Russias promising regional products both domestically and
To recap, earlier, during
Investment Forum and the St.
Petersburg International Economic Forum, the Roscongress
Foundation signed agreements with the following Russian regions: Astrakhan, Arkhangelsk, Bryansk, Vladimir, the Jewish (Autonomous),
Irkutsk, Kaluga, Kaliningrad, Kemerovo, Kirov, Leningrad, Magadan, Murmansk,
Novgorod, Omsk, Penza, Pskov, Rostov,
Ryazan, Samara, Saratov, Sverdlovsk, Tver, Tomsk, Tula, Ulyanovsk, and
Chelyabinsk Regions; the Republics of Adygea, Altay, Bashkortostan, Buryatia,
Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Kalmykia, Karachay-Cherkessia, Karelia, Crimea,
and Khakassia; Kamchatka and Perm Territories, as well as the city of
Tomorrow, 12 September, at 11:40, the Roscongress Foundation is
scheduled to sign a cooperation agreement with the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (A3, signing
ceremony hall 1).
Photographs of the Eastern
Economic Forum events are available in the Roscongress
Photo Bank at http://photo.roscongress.org/ru/53/albums
and in the TASS Photo Bank at https://forumvostok.tassphoto.com/.