#WEARETOGETHER International Civic Forum has kicked off in Moscow. The
Roscongress Foundations booth showcased the social, charitable, and
educational projects of the Foundation and its partners. In addition, the
Roscongress Foundations booth hosted thematic master classes by the Foundations
employees on remote work, how to find ones purpose and favorite pursuit,
crowdfunding, and the concept of lifelong learning.
Melnikovskaya, Head of the Business Processes Formation Division of the
Roscongress Foundations Participants Relations Directorate: «Searching for a purpose
is now a trend. People cannot live without meaning in principle. It seems that each
of us already has this, which means that you can follow your destiny as
you wish, anywhere, in any activity, especially in volunteerism.» The master
class attendees had an opportunity to learn about how to start searching for
their purpose in life, how to understand that they are doing precisely what
they are destined to do, and how to connect it with volunteerism.
Roscongress Foundations booth hosted a screening of the film Place in Life
about the history and philosophy of Paper Bird, Russias first hospice for
children and young adults. The story focused on people who understand how
important it is to support and help each other in every moment of their lives. «Children
from the hospice grow up, become young adults, and need to change societys
attitude towards them. When leaving the walls of the childrens hospice, they
and their families must be sure that society will not turn its back on them and
will not treat their needs as a mere formality,» Paper Bird Childrens and
Adult Hospice Charitable Foundation Executive Director Pavel Tkachenko said.
arts are the best way to convey important issues and influence public opinion.
Olga Sharko, an expert on socially significant projects and an NPO public
relations consultant, spoke about how to convey the idea of a project using PR
based on the example of photo projects.
Nalivkina, Head of the Personnel Training and Development Division of the
Roscongress Foundations Delegate Management Directorate, spoke about the
concept of lifelong learning and how to connect the desire to constantly learn
and try new things with building a career and achieving success: «At the Foundations
booth, we held a master class on remote work the key trend in employment in
the post-pandemic years. Many companies plan to continue having most of their
employees working remotely even after the coronavirus. Remote work is a story
about the modern paradigm of life. Today these skills are extremely important
and worth developing. Thanks to the transition to remote work, we have become
more socially responsible, creative, and attentive to one another.»
The booth focused on charitable projects during
its second day of work. The programme kicked off with speeches by experts from
the Paper Bird Childrens and Adult Hospice Charitable Foundation, who
explained to guests why its crucial to instil a culture of helping others from
the earliest years of school and also shared their experience in implementing
the Dreams Come True project.
The Roscongress Foundations booth also hosted
master classes by Maria Mama on the provision of first aid to children with
various diseases as well as the Give Sunlight Charitable Foundation on the
sewing of knitted toys for babies. All the sewn items are intended for children
with a birth weight of 500 grams or more in perinatal centres in Moscow and the
regions. In addition, in the run-up to New Years Eve, a presentation was held
for a social project for low-income families and families with special children
called Father Frost Comes to Your Home!
At the end of the second day, representatives
of the Roscongress Foundation, the All-Russia Peoples Front, the Right
Direction Charitable Medical Search Service, and the Paper Bird Childrens and
Adult Hospice Charitable Foundation meet at the booth to discuss new joint
projects for 2022.
The Roscongress Foundations booth will
continue to work until 5 December. A series of unique master
classes, public talks for all ages as well as quizzes and an AR quest of the
MARMA project will continue for the Forums guests and participants.
The #WEARETOGETHER International Civic Forum
is being held in Moscow on 25 December. It is being organized by the Federal
Agency for Youth Affairs and the DOBRO.RF platform. This year, the Forum is
being held in the run-up to Volunteer Day and under the auspices of UNESCO.