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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Preventing the next potential crises in debt management
16 June 2016
14:15

Between 2007 and 2015, sovereign debt for developed nations alone reached USD 59 trillion, having increased from 50% to almost 80% of total GDP, while total global debt now exceeds global GDP many times over. The unabated growth of debt raises concerns over the ability to refinance and service obligations, and threatens to undermine investor confidence while seeding potentially destabilizing imbalances in the global economy. What are the potential consequences of further debt expansion in the largest economies? What can be done to convince governments and multilateral institutions to take coordinated action to address this problem, given the current environment?

Date
16.06.2016
Forum
SPIEF
Started at
14:15
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