The Second International Sochi Eurasian Integration Forum will be held on April 17-18

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The Second International Sochi Eurasian Integration Forum will be held on April 17-18 12.04.2018 12:53


On April 17-18, 2018, the Second International Eurasian Integration Sochi Forum will take place in Sochi (Radisson Lazurnaya Hotel, Kurortny Pr., 103).

The needs of progress and sustainable development, on the one hand, large and small crises of the modern world, on the other hand, put forward the need to seek and support a variety of models of international cooperation and cooperation. Serious hopes of civil society in Russia and a number of other states of Eurasia are vested in the dynamically developing and expanding Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

The interest of the scientific, public and business communities of Russia in discussing the prospects of the SCO prompted the Institute of CIS countries, with the support of the Presidential Grants Fund and Gazprom, to jointly take the initiative to hold the Second Sochi Eurasian Integration Forum.

About 200 people, including foreign experts, politicians and public figures from 17 SCO member states, observer countries and SCO dialogue partners, as well as countries involved in integration projects in the "Great Eurasia" space (Abkhazia, Azerbaijan Armenia, Afghanistan, Belarus, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Mongolia, Pakistan, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and South Ossetia) and Russian participants from Moscow, Sochi and the Krasnodar region.

The Executive Secretary of the Forum is the first deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation for CIS affairs, Eurasian integration and relations with compatriots, the head of the Institute of CIS countries Konstantin Zatulin.

Participation in the Forum will take: Sergei Glazyev, Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation on Regional Economic Integration, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Bakhtiyor Khakimov Special Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation for the Affairs of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Ambassador at Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation; Malaek Hossein Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran; Varanasi Ram Madhav Secretary-General of the ruling party of India "Bharatiya Janata Party", Director of the expert analytical structure of the India Foundation; Dmitry Mezentsev Chairman of the Council of Federation Committee on Economic Policy, Secretary General of the SCO in 2012-2015; Artem Turov Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, member of the Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots; deputy of the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan, member of the Committee on Foreign Relations and Inter-Parliamentary Relations; Andrey Klepach Deputy Chairman of Vnesheconombank (Chief Economist); Yongquan Li President of the All-China Association for the Study of Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia; Sergei Luzyanin Director of the Institute of the Far East of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Alexander Lukin Director of the Center for East Asia and the SCO Studies of MGIMO University (U); Alexander Ageyev Director General of the Institute of Economic Strategies; Professor Andranik Migranyan, MGIMO University (U); Vitaly Tretyakov Dean of the Higher School of Television of Lomonosov Moscow State University; Konstantin Simonov President of the National Energy Security Fund and others.

Within the framework of the Forum there will be three sections for discussions:

"Great Eurasia. The World Order, Security and the Fight against Terrorism";

"The SCO and the economic and integration processes in Eurasia. Economics, energy, transport and migration";

"Interaction of cultures and religions. Ecology and preservation of the environment. Education and Science".

We invite media representatives to participate in the coverage of the Forum.

Placement: Radisson Lazurnaya hotel, Sochi (Krasnodar region), Kurortny pr., 103

Date: April 17-18, 2018 (from 9 am to 5 pm)

Press approaches will be held on April 17 and 18 immediately after the plenary sessions

Media accreditation by phone:

8 (495) 959-35-27; 8 926 190 48 51

Telephone of the coordinator for work with mass media:

8 926 190 48 51

You can apply at: or on the website