August 11, 2017 at a press conference in Moscow spoke the upcoming business forum “Eurasian Week” was presented. It will be held August 24-26 in Astana on the territory of the Astana Expo-2017. The press conference was attended by researchers from the Center for Eurasian Studies (CES), Jurij Kofner and Sergey Perekhod.
The forum will be attended by ministers of the EEC and high-level officials of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union – tha is over 250 speakers from more than 35 countries. The Center for Eurasian Studies, in cooperation with the Higher School of Economics and the Eurasian Economic Commission, will hold its own expert session at the forum.
The “Eurasian Week” business forum will be held for the second time. Now, it will take place in the capital of Kazakhstan. This year the event includes an exhibition and business part that both share a common focus: The development of the export potential of the EAEU member states. The “Eurasian Week” is the largest annual business event aimed at economic development, investment and the export potential of the Eurasian Economic Union. iThe nitiative to annualy hold the “Eurasian Week” business forum was approved by the five prime ministers of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhastan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia in May 2015.
Within the “Eurasian Week” over 30 discussion events will be held on the economic sectors that are of strategic importance to the EAEU countries. Thus, August 26, 2017 during the third day of the event from 12:00 to 16:00 a session will be held on the topic “The role of the expert community, scientific and educational institutions in the development of the Eurasian economic integration “ . The co-organizers of the panel discussion are the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” and the Eurasian Economic Commission with the assistance of the Center for Eurasian Studies.