The Programme Committee of the Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF) has approved the preliminary edition of the Business programme of the IV YIEF, which will take place on April 19–21, 2018 in Yalta.
Opening a meeting of the Programme Committee in the Hotel National in Moscow the Head of the Republic of Crimea, the Chairman of Organizing Committee of YIEF Sergey Aksyonov has noted an intensive development of YIEF. “The Forum gains dynamics every year, interest in a forum increases. We expect more than 3 200 participants from about 60 countries of the world at the forthcoming forum”, said Mr. Aksyonov.
The Co-chairman of Organizing Committee of YIEF, the Chairman of the Board of YIEF Fund, the Co-chairman of the All Russia Public Organization “Delovaya Rossiya” Andrey Nazarov has reported that more than 50 events will be arranged within the IV YIEF Business programme. The Main theme of the forthcoming Yalta International Economic Forum will be “Global Future. Future of Russia”. At the Forum the international agenda will be discussed as well as global economic trends and ways of development of economy of Russia. “This year digital economy, cryptocurrencies and everything connected with it will be added for the first time to the circle of traditional for the Forum subjects, such as business protection, development of winemaking and wine growing, building industry and other branches”, Mr. Nazarov has told. He has also reported about the plans to hold the International Yalta Conference within YIEF-2018. The issues of economic development of Syria after completion of Civil War will be discussed at the conference.
“In international agenda we strengthen such directions as interaction with the Syrian Arab Republic. The confirmation on participation of a big delegation was received from them. We have decided that since the IV YIEF the Yalta Conference of political orientation will be annually held in the Livadia Palace within the forum. The first conference will be directed to the discussion of economic reorganization of post-war Syria”, the Chairman of the board of YIEF Fund said.
Andrey Nazarov has reminded that the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has emphasized the availability of Russia to take an active part in the development of Syria. “We consider that the Yalta Conference is the historical platform where the decisions having universal value can be sounded and made”, the Vice-chairman of the Organizing Committee of YIEF noted.
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The Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF) is an annual international business event centered on economics and held in Crimea.
The Forum's organizers are the Government of the Crimean Republic and The Yalta International Economic Forum Foundation, with the support of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation.
Among the visitors of YIEF-2017, which took place over 20th to 22h April, were over 2200 people – including more than 200 international participants from 46 different countries. The largest foreign delegation at the forum was formed by the representatives of Italy — more than 50 people represented it.
The Programme of the YIEF-2017 featured 35 business events: 25 topical discussions, the grand session on construction development and key event of the Forum – the Plenary Session, divided into 3 blocks: “World”, “Country” and “Human”. The part “World” was devoted to analyzing economic environment in Russia through the eyes of international businesspersons. Participants of the Plenary session considered the place of Russia in the world economy, collaboration experience with the RF as business partners and discussed opportunities for foreign investors in Russia. Block “Country” featured outlook of an innovative economy formation in Russia, complying with demands of future. “Human” part disclosed social and environmental issues.
Agreements and memorandums on the total value of over 100 billion rubles were signed within the YIEF-2017.