EU-EAEU humanitarian cooperation and youth diplomacy during the COVID-19 pandemic: new practices, risks and trends
On September 27-28, 2021 Volgograd State University will host the project on EU-EAEU humanitarian cooperation and youth diplomacy during the COVID-19 pandemic: new practices, risks and trends. The project is organised by the VolSU Centre for Public Diplomacy. The event will bring together experts and participants from the Russian Federation, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Belarus.
Speakers of the project will be Mr. Alibek Tazhibayev, Director of the Civil Alliance of Kazakhstan, Director of the Eurasian Monitoring Center; Mr.Johnny Melikyan, PhD in Political Science, Head of the Centre for Political and Legal Studies (Yerevan, Armenia); Ms. Taisiya Marmontova, PhD in History, Professor of the Institute of Diplomacy, Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan) as well as such leading Russian specialists in humanitarian cooperation as Ms. Anna Velikaya, PhD in Political Science, researcher in the sector of international organizations and global political regulation and member of the international political problems unit at IMEMO RAS (Moscow, Russia); Ms. Natalia Tsvetkova, PhD in history and professor in the department of American studies at St. Petersburg State University (St. Petersburg, Russia).
During the two-day meeting students from the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Belarus are expected to make presentations on the views of young people of the EU- EAEU countries on the development of humanitarian cooperation and youth diplomacy.
This project continues a series of roundtables that have raised issues of humanitarian cooperation within the framework of EU - EAEU. Last year in addition to experts’ presentations, there were student projects on opportunities to deepen youth cooperation.