IPA CIS Council
The Forum is to take place on 16–18 July in St. Petersburg
During the press-conference on the outcomes of the 48th IPA CIS Plenary Session, Chairperson of the IPA CIS Council, Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matvienko noted that by agreement with the Council of the Republic of National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus the 6th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia will take place in St. Petersburg. Valentina Matvienko also noted that the 2019 Forum will be dedicated to humanitarian and educational cooperation between the two countries.
It should be reminded that the Forum has been held for five years. In 2018 the Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia took place in Mogilev. The main theme of the Forum was the priority areas of regional cooperation as key factors for integration and union building.