21.03.2019

The participants

Initiative young researchers — students, graduate students, scientists, entrepreneurs and public figures aged 18 to 30 from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan, countries of the European Union and the Asian region are invited to discuss and model the future of integration processes on the Eurasian continent, the future in which young people would like to live and work and for construction of which they are ready to take responsibilities.

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Applications for participation in the International Youth Forum Silk Road New Format Green Standard” are open.

Sustaining and developing initiatives in the field of international youth cooperation, we invite young researchers from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, European Union countries and the Asian region from 18 to 30 years old to take part in the “Silk Road — New Format — Green standard” International Youth Forum.

Dates: September 14–20, 2019.

Location: Kyrgyzstan, Cholpon-Ata city, State Residence No. 2 “Cholpon-Ata”.

Organizers: Institute for Economic Strategies, Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.

Partners: Mitsubishi Electric (RUS), International Research Institute for Advanced Systems.

Information partners: “Economic Strategies”, “Microeconomics” magazines.

Work format:

The key event of the Forum is “Eurasia–2040” strategic game, during which participants will develop practical project solutions for interaction of the Eurasian continent countries in the fields of industry and trade, culture and education, environment and security and will take part in the intellectual competition “Strategic Matrix — 2019: University 4.0” (with expert support from NRNU MEPhI) and in the photo contest “My Country”.

Each project team will make a presentation of its work in text and presentation format to an international jury.

The Forum program includes panel discussions, round tables, educational seminars and master classes in the framework of thematic sections:

  • “Silk Road: trade and economic cooperation”;
  • “New format: cultural and educational exchange”;
  • “Green standard: safe environment.”

Cultural program:

Forum participants will visit the Grigorievsky Gorge (Chon Ak-Suu), considered one of the most famous attractions of Issyk-Kul. During the tour you will see slender Tien Shan firtrees, a rugged mountain river with crystal clear glacial water, you will ride horses, try koumiss, taste national cuisine in a Kyrgyz yurt.

A must-see is “Ruh Ordo” cultural center, combining the history and spiritual heritage of various cultures and nationalities of the world, as well as a boat trip along Issyk-Kul Lake — the pearl of Asia, which P.P. Semenov-Tian-Shansky compared with “precious aquamarine in a silver frame of snow-capped ridges.”

Style of participants’ work: individual, collective and project-group.

Forum Results:

  • Forum participants — young researchers, with intellectual support of authoritative international experts, will develop innovative projects for interaction and cooperation of the Eurasian continent countries in the fields of industry and trade, culture and education, environment and security, which in the long run can fundamentally change the nature of relations between the Greater Eurasia countries.
  • The joint work of the Forum participants and the expert community will result in signing the Declaration of Youth of the Greater Eurasia Countries, reflecting the young people’s proposals on solving urgent problems of the present and the need for integration processes on the Eurasian continent, and its submission to the OSCE Special Commissioner for Youth, as well as to relevant bodies of countries participating in the Forum.

Award Program

Based on the results of “Eurasia-2040” strategic game, members of the winning team will get an opportunity to publish their scientific research results in magazines included in the HAC list – Economic Strategies (ISSN 1680-094X) and Microeconomics (ISSN 1817-1591), as well as to take part in educational projects of the Institute for Economic Strategies.

All Forum participants will receive certificates of participation in the event, as well as the right to a free annual subscription to the electronic version of the “Economic Strategies” magazine, which is the Forum’s information partner.

50 young researchers aged from 18 to 30 years from countries of the Eurasian continent, studying various aspects of Eurasian integration can take part in the Forum.

To participate in the Forum, it is necessary to fill in the Registration Form-Application, sign a consent to personal data processing and send a scanned copy by e-mail to Nemkova@inesnet.ru (with mandatory copy to ovn3101@inbox.ru) by August 30, 2019 marked “For the competition “Eurasia-2040” in the Forum framework”.

Participants selection will be held by the Forum Competition Commission on the basis of the completed application form, taking into account experience, knowledge and motivation of applicants. Participants, who have passed competitive selection, will be sent a letter of invitation.

Provision and implementation of the business program, participants’ accommodation and meals are at the expense of the Forum organizers. Transfer of participants to the Forum venue and back, the registration fee 240 Euro are paid by the delegating organization or by participants themselves.

The Forum program includes panel discussions, round tables, educational seminars and master classes in the framework of thematic sections:

  • “Silk Road: Trade and Economic Cooperation”;
  • “New format: Cultural and Educational Exchange”;
  • “Green Standard: Safe Environment”.

Within the section “Silk Road: Trade and Economic Cooperation”, young researchers will take part in panel discussions and thematic round tables, during which it is planned to discuss the ways of realizing the integration potential in the Eurasian space, as well as prospects for cooperation between the Eurasian continent countries in the sphere of industry, trade, transport and logistics.

Within the section “New Format: Cultural and Educational Exchange”, young researchers will take part in the intellectual competition “Strategic Matrix — 2019: University 4.0” (with expert support MEPhI), one of the results of which will be creation of a workbook on the topic “Concept of the Future Education”; they will visit the cultural center “Ruh Ordo”, that have combined the history and spiritual heritage of various cultures and nationalities of the world; will present their countries at the creative photo contest “My Country” and will get acquainted with the historical and cultural project “Russia. Flying through ages.

The section “Green Standard: Safe Environment” will consist of several sessions addressing the issues of international cooperation in the field of economic and financial security of Eurasian countries, of countering terrorist organizations, as well as ensuring security in the information environment. The mobile session on the environmental safety will be held on a motor ship, as part of a trip on the Issyk-Kul Lake — the pearl of Asia, which P.P. Semenov-Tian-Shansky was comparing with “precious aquamarine in a silver frame of snow-covered mountain ridges.” Forum participants will take a bath in the saline lake water, saturated with radon, and will inhale pure mountain air.