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Friendship Houses International Workshop Invites

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On September 23-25, Moscow and Ivanovo will host the International Workshop of Friendship Houses - the final event of the project "International Forum of Friendship Houses EURASIAN BRIDGES OF FRIENDSHIP" of the All-Russian public movement "Community of Peoples for the Name of Life" (Senezh Forum).

Within the framework of the project, significant international events were held during the year: the discussion part of the project program was held at international forums in Moscow and the Udmurt Republic. Online presentations were held by ethno-cultural organizations of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, as well as an international video bridge on the topic “On partnerships between public associations and authorities in the implementation of joint projects in the field of public diplomacy”.

The participants of the events demonstrated mutual interest in further strengthening cooperation and exchange of experience in harmonizing interethnic relations, expanding humanitarian contacts between civil societies of our countries. A number of issues that need to be addressed through joint efforts were identified at the discussion platforms. During the work within the framework of the forum, representatives of the five countries determined the directions and forms of humanitarian cooperation to promote public diplomacy, and also outlined specific joint projects for implementation. Among them are interstate, interethnic and national holidays, festivals, motor races, as well as search work with the involvement of foreign partners and compatriots living abroad.

On September 23 as part of the final International Workshop, participants will get acquainted with the activities of the Moscow House of Nationalities, the House of the Peoples of Russia, and the Resource Center in the field of ethnic relations.

A memorandum of cooperation between the SCO People's Diplomacy Center in Uzbekistan and the Russia-Uzbekistan Friendship and Cooperation Society will be signed.

To participate in the presentation online, you must register here:

a confirmation email containing information about joining the conference.

On September 24, the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation will host the grand opening of a workshop with the participation of representatives of Rossotrudnichestvo, the A. M. Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Support Fund, houses of friendship and ethno-cultural associations of five countries, state authorities, diplomatic corps. Aspects of the participation of houses of friendship in the processes of public (people's) diplomacy as an effective mechanism for building confidence, expanding intercultural and interfaith dialogue will be comprehensively considered.

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The Cooperation Agreement between the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly and the Center for Public Diplomacy of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Uzbekistan will be signed.

The workshop will continue September 25 in Ivanovo. The international action "Memory, scorched by the war, which we keep" will be held. This is part of the project of the Ivanovo House of Nationalities, which is a series of events to help preserve the historical memory of the Great Patriotic War, fallen soldiers drafted into the Red Army from the territory of the former Soviet republics of the USSR. On the territory of the Ivanovo region there were a large number of military hospitals where the wounded soldiers of the Red Army were treated. Some of them died from wounds and were buried in the region. Care of the graves has been organized in Ivanovo, and a search is underway in Kazakhstan for the relatives of the dead soldiers.

Russian and foreign participants of the workshop will lay wreaths at the graves of soldiers who died in the Great Patriotic War.

The international project "EURASIAN BRIDGES OF FRIENDSHIP" will end with a round table "Modern practices of friendship houses and ethno-cultural associations for the development of public diplomacy and international cultural cooperation."

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The project is implemented with the support of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, the Russian Peoples' Assembly and financial support from the Presidential Grants Fund. The participants were representatives of friendship houses and ethno-cultural associations of the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan.

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