IPA CIS Secretariat

11 december 2018 VI International Forum "Eurasian Economic Perspective" took place in St Petersburg

The Forum was opened with a plenary session featuring welcome messages from Chairperson of the IPA CIS Council, Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matvienko, Speaker of the Council of Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovitch, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sargsyan, Chairman of the Executive Committee and Executive Secretary of the Commonwealth of Independent States Sergey Lebedev and Acting Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov.

Deputy Executive Secretary of the CSTO PA – Plenipotentiary Representative of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Viktor Rogalyov read the welcome speech of the Speaker of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin.

Deputy Secretary General of the IPA CIS Council – Plenipotentiary Representative of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askhat Nuskabaj and Deputy Secretary General of the IPA CIS Council – Plenipotentiary Representative of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Irina Sokolova attended the meeting.

The Forum’s program will include a plenary session and five round tables, which will be attended by representatives of the legislative and executive authorities of the countries participating in the Eurasian Economic Integration, members of the Eurasian Economic Commission, members of the CIS Executive Committee, scientists and experts from leading universities of the Eurasian Association of Universities, economists, politicians and public figures, representatives of the business community. The event was also attended by experts from Germany and China.

After the plenary session, the work of the VI International Forum "Eurasian Economic Perspective" continued in the format of round table meetings.

One of the key events of the meeting was the signing of an agreement on the creation of a network customs institute on the basis of the Eurasian Network University.