Monday, August 21, 2017

Ural State Economic University to host Eurasian Economic Youth Forum

Ural State Economic University will host the fourth Eurasian Economic Youth Forum from May 16 to May 19.

The theme of the event will be "Dialogue of Civilizations: Youth Global Mind." The fair has gained credibility in the international community over the years and is now recognized as a platform for career and personal growth amongst talented and intelligent young people.

More than 2,000 people from over 65 regions of Russia participated in the event, as well as 60 experts from 35 countries.

The forum will feature events including the opening of the international school Journalism of the New Generation, which will be organized in cooperation with Russian news agency RIA Novosti.

On May 14, the Journalism of the New Generation conference will feature young professionals and journalists from countries such as Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Tajikistan. The event will also feature general lectures on Eurasian issues, which will be available to students of the school.

Speakers will include writers, playwrights, journalist Vladimir Gubarev, InfoRos CEO Denis Tyurin, representatives from Moscow News, "News Time's" Arkady Dubnov, RIA Novosti Executive Director Oleg Generous and RIA Novosti Deputy Head Alexander Kupriyanov.

Other speakers will include Ella Taranova, the deputy head of RIA Novosti's CIS and Baltic editions and the directorate of regional infrastructure projects and Yaroslav Skvortsov, an associate professor of journalism at Moscow State Institute of International Journalism.

Two business games will also be part of the EEYF, including Model of the WTO and Model of the Eurasian Youth Parliament, in which young people will compete in making the best offer to the largest international organizations, setting the mood for the whole scientific component of the final events in the congress of young economists, civil initiatives, young innovators and intellectual youth festival Youth Global Mind.

Air traffic is expected to increase dramatically with the kick-off of the event, which will bring in such leaders as Yevgeny Fyodorov, the deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Leonid Slutsky, the chairman of the Committee on CIS Affairs of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Rosmolodezh head Sergei Belokoneva, UFR deputy envoy Andrew Kolyadina and Sverdlovsk region Vice-Governor Yakov Silin.

Representatives from five continents will join in the event to enhance the central theme of the Eurasian Youth Forum in Yekaterinburg: a dialogue of civilizations, generations and cultures.

The EEYF will also host a meeting of ambassadors from different countries and states. The distinguished guests will lead the second All-Russian Congress of the Russian Association of Foreign Students' Global World - Tolerant World.

The first European Cup in climbing will also be held during the forum. There will also be a cultural component to the festival, with the EEYF Youth Global Mind, which is designed to connect all the best forms of entertainment and hobbies of young people, with a photo exhibition, culinary workshops, flash mobs, round-table discussions on cultural issues, contests on social advertising and poetic translation, a triathlon of checkers, chess and backgammon and an environmental "Clean Beach" campaign.