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EDB to hold First Eurasian Congress

08.11.2020 88 просмотров

On December 4, 2020, the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) will hold the First Eurasian Congress in Moscow. 

The central event of the event will be the plenary session "Economic pragmatism and mutual benefit as the basis of Eurasian economic integration", to which the heads of governments of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are invited.
Also within the framework of the congress, several panel discussions on various aspects of Eurasian economic integration are planned. 

“The purpose of the Congress is to search for and discuss practical solutions in the field of Eurasian economic integration. Economic integration is successful when all participants in the process feel its positive effect, business wins, and the well-being of citizens increases,” believes Chairman of the EDB Board Nikolai Podguzov.

Several panel sessions are planned within the Congress discussions.

"End-to-end" integration projects will be the main topic of the joint section of the EDB and VEB.RF. The discussion will be attended by the heads of the largest companies and national development banks.

What effect will economic integration have on the Eurasian space, whether it will help to reduce the gap in the levels of economic development and what is necessary for this, will be discussed at the panel of chief economists and international financial organizations.

“Digital Eurasia: a new growth strategy”  — this is the name of the session of the EDB Digital Initiatives Fund, where they will exchange views on the prospects for scaling up digital projects and digital transformation at the regional and global levels.

Is the slogan “from Lisbon to Vladivostok” still alive in relation to the development of integration processes in Greater Eurasia ? What is the content of the Greater Eurasian Partnership and is it possible? All these issues will be discussed at the session “Toward Greater Eurasia through the interconnection of states, business and people”.

Market requirements and expectations for transport and logistics solutions, as well as investment needs for the development of interstate infrastructure will be the main topics of the panel “Cross-border infrastructure and the formation of end-to-end value chains.”
The session “Common Financial Market: Opportunities and Risks” will be devoted to the role of development banks in a changing financial environment, their competition with commercial banks in the Eurasian space and the problems of harmonizing financial legislation.
< br> Everyone will be able to follow the discussions online.

The event will be held in compliance with all the requirements of sanitary and epidemiological standards. 

Detailed information about the Congress, conditions of participation, as well as information for representatives Media is published and promptly updated on the official website those events.

For reference:

< b>The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) is an international financial institution established by Russia and Kazakhstan in January 2006 to promote the development of the market economy of its member states, their sustainable economic growth and expansion of mutual trade and economic ties. The authorized capital of the EDB is 7 billion US dollars. The member states of the Bank are the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tajikistan. 

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