The Gorchakov Fund at the forum “Eurasia Global”: About the strategy Russia in the foreign policy

15 August 2019

The International Youth Educational Forum “Eurasia Global” continues in the Orenburg region. Then event will end on August 18. Expert lectures of the Gorchakov Fund on different issues of international relations will be organized during the forum.

Director for International Cooperation of Etkin Proje, independent expert for EU affairs Rosen Dimov told about relations between the European Union and Central Asia.

The expert mentioned that the renewed EU Strategy 2019, the same way as before, does not take into account the role of Russia as an important player in the region. As regards countries of Central Asia, the EU Strategy suggests economic cooperation if political conditions of the countries are structured in accordance with the standards of the European Union.

The Gorchakov Fund has organized grant contest as part of the event. An in-person stage of the contest, during which the expert committee will evaluate the best projects, is taking place at the forum. Based on results of the contest, the Gorchakov Fund will support nine best projects: one grant for the amount of 500 000 rubles, three grants – 300 000 rubles each and five grants – 200 000 rubles each.

The International Youth Educational Forum “Eurasia Global” is taking place for the fourth time. It is one of the six forum platforms, which received federal status in accordance with the order of the President of the Russian Federation. In 2016 and 2018, the forum was organized in the Orenburg region and 2017 it was presented as a special project at the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi.

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