The session will be dedicated to the strengthening of mutual trust and cooperation for peace and prosperity in the OSCE region. As expected, the resolutions adopted at the end of the session will form the basis of the Minsk Declaration, which will contain recommendations for national governments, parliaments and the international community to respond to the current challenges and threats.The declaration will also include several additional resolutions, which are initiated by individual parliamentarians. The resolutions target quite a large number of matters, including counterterrorism, migration challenges, prevention of interfaith enmity, stronger energy security and many other things.
The session will attend the delegation of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly headed by the Chairman of the IPA CIS Permanent Commission on Defense and Security Issues, Deputy Chair of the Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on Defense Zavarzin Viktor.
- 14 february 2018 Representatives of the consular missions accredited in St. Petersburg visited the headquarters of the IPA CIS
- 13 february 2018 Sergey Antufiev met with the students of St. Petersburg State University of Economics
- 13 february 2018 International Trade Union Forum of Young CIS Communication Workers is taking place in the Tavricheskiy Palace