Live Broadcast. The Pandemic and Integration: A Threat or a Stimulus To Develop Institutions?
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Fyodor A. Lukyanov

Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs, Chairman of the Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy, and Research Director of the Valdai Discussion Club. Research Professor, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow.

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Gaidar Forum 2021

On January 15, at 14:15 (Moscow time), a discussion of the Gaidar Forum 2021 will be held on improving, strengthening and increasing the effectiveness of integration institutions in order to counter the pandemic and preserve the achievements of integration became acute, featuring, among others, Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs.

 

Live Broadcast: January 15, at 14:15 (Moscow time)

 

Once again, the question arose about the advisability of building integration spaces as such. On the one hand, criticism and skepticism increased, on the other hand, the question of improving, strengthening and increasing the effectiveness of integration institutions in order to counter the pandemic and preserve the achievements of integration became acute.

Various integration associations are looking for their answer to these questions.

Issues for discussion
  • What can strengthen the integration processes in the era of the pandemic?
  • What is the role of its institutions in this process?
  • What experience of other integration associations can be useful for our Union in the current conditions?
Moderator
  • Tigran Sargsyan, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Development Bank
Panellists
  • Tatyana Valovaya, Director General of the UN Office in Geneva
  • Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs; Research Director, Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club
  • Andrey Slepnev, Member of the Board (Minister) for Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission
Languages: Russian, English