RVC became a strategic partner of International youth Forum “Meetings in Strasburg-2013” – Russia on the focuse”. The forum is organized by the Association of youth for Great Europe” with support of the Ministry of foreign affairs, the Federal Agency RosMolodezh, the Federal Agency Rossotrudnichestvo, the Council of Europe and the Ministry of sports, youth, popular education and public associations of the French Republic.
The main aim of the Forum is strengthening of effective method of interaction between Russian youth and youth of other European countries within the limits of priorities of the Council of Europe, and also the support of Russian youth in European youth projects. The Forum gathered more than 160 participants from England, Germany, Denmark, Slovenia, Check republic, Ukraine, Italy and others. Russia has been presented by a delegation, which included students and aspirants from Moscow State University of Foreign Affairs, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Higher School of Economics, Immanuel Kant Russian State University, members of youth social organizations Christian Union, Russian Union of Youth and starting entrepreneurs.
Within the Forum there has been conducted a range of sessions on the problems of innovation business in Russia and in Europe. Particularly, “Innovation area. Main elements of business climate building”, “Where to find a Silicon Valley in Europe?”, “Innovation business in Russia and with Russia”. Young research workers have taken part in this session, who learn entrepreneurism in leading countries and Universities of the Europe Council.
It has already taken a decision about the fact that the Forum will become annual. Its success is in a new format of international youth cooperation – open and available to all. According to the results of the Forum there have been prepared several joint international projects, which will become the basis of next “Meetings in Strasburg”.