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 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 160 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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23.04.2020

SCO to Discuss Interbank Cooperation Remotely

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Interbank Consortium (SCO IBC) will hold a seminar chaired by Igor Shuvalov, Chairman of the State Development Corporation VEB.RF, via videoconference on 23–24 April. In addition to members of the SCO IBC, the event, which is being organized by the Roscongress Foundation, will also be attended by representatives of a number of banks from SCO observer countries and dialogue partners.

Participants in the Seminar will discuss the experience of using public-private partnerships (PPP) in infrastructure projects. They will also assess the potential challenges to the PPP market of the SCO countries and ways of dealing with them.

The discussion will also focus on increasing the role of national currencies in operations between the SCO member states, measures to support national bank regulators to promote deposits and account settlement in the SCO countries’ currencies, as well as practical aspects of using national currencies in international trade, lending and investment.


A separate session will be devoted to the participation of SCO development institutes in shaping the urban environment.


Official website of the Russian Federation’s presidency in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO): sco-russia2020.ru. 

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