The Gorchakov Fund sponsored a scientific conference and workshop for youth from SCO member states in Tomsk

13 June 2017

On June 13, Scientific Conference and Workshop “Development of Common Sociocultural SCO Space for Youth”, which will be held with the support of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, is opening in Tomsk.


Organizers of the forum – the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, All-Russian Public Organization “Russian Youth Union” and Tomsk State Pedagogical University – set the goal of expanding youth cooperation, promoting civic engagement of youth and building long-term cooperation among youth non-governmental organizations from member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.


Young leaders from eight SCO member states were invited to participate in the extensive educational program in the following areas: “youth entrepreneurship”, “public diplomacy”, and “science and innovations”.


On the platform of the conference, the attendees of the conferences will develop a common strategy for cooperation on creating conditions for promoting youth entrepreneurship as well as stimulating interest of the youth in building international cooperation in the SCO space. Proposals for the SCO Youth Council will be drafted based on the results of the event, mention the organizers.

The forum will end on June 17.