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The program of the third Eurasian Women's Forum - 2021 has become known

On October 13-15, 2021, the third Eurasian Women's Forum will be held in St. Petersburg. The architecture of the program is published on the official website of the forum. The organizers of the event are the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Interparliamentary Assembly of Member States of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the operator of the congress is the Roscongress Foundation. In the context of global challenges in the world, the topic of the forum - "Women: a global mission in a new reality" is gaining special relevance. “The peculiarity of the present moment is the stage of unprecedented duration and consequences associated with the spread of the coronavirus. We need to broadcast to the world once again that the way out of this situation can only be based on honest partnership, trust and collective action. This year has been declared the International Year of Peace and Confidence, which is consonant with the ideas of our Forum, which is designed to help strengthen international cooperation, enhance the role of women in ensuring sustainable development, ”said Valentina Matvienko, Chairperson of the Organizing Committee of the Third Eurasian Women's Forum, Chairperson of the Federation Council. The architecture of the program is based on a platform approach, which includes 5 thematic platforms and allows you to systematize the priority areas of discussion: the mission of women in shaping a new agenda of peace and trust, maintaining health, developing the economy and digitalization, as well as preserving the planet and implementing social transformations. The central event of the platform "Women's Mission in Shaping a New Agenda for Peace and Trust" will be an inter-parliamentary dialogue with the participation of women parliamentarians, statesmen, representatives of international and non-profit organizations. Meetings of the international club of women - regional leaders, as well as presentations of new women's international associations will take place. In the face of new challenges, the topics of strengthening the role of prevention, rehabilitation, health preservation, the introduction of new approaches and health-preserving technologies are so multifaceted that they form a separate platform - "The mission of women in the formation of a healthy society." The platform will host expert discussions, scientific and practical seminars, open dialogues and presentations. 2021 is the International Year of the Creative Economy. Competencies, meanings, opportunities for women are changing. Covid has accelerated digital transformation. The adaptation of the employment system to new conditions, the training of new personnel, and an increase in the general level of digital maturity will be considered during the events of the “Mission of Women in Social Transformation” platform. The topic of digitalization and the creative economy, its trends and opportunities will be reflected in the digital platform "Women's Mission in Digitalization and Economic Development". The ecological platform “Women's Mission in the Preservation of the Planet.” Is dedicated to the issues of preserving the planet, the role of women in shaping the “green economy”, and solving climate problems. Philosophy of Conscious Consumption and a Green Future ”. Within the framework of this platform, the results of international competitions for women's environmental startups will be presented, an open dialogue of women's associations and communities in the work on the environmental and climate agenda will be held. Special attention will be paid to the discussion of the role of women in the development of the agro-industrial complex, small and rural areas. “There is not a single country, not a single area of ​​life that is not affected by the pandemic. We live in a new reality that requires new approaches to solving global problems. Through the joint efforts of the organizing committee, ministries, departments, expert and business communities, with the participation of international organizations, we managed to formulate an up-to-date program that meets the current international and federal agenda and meets new global challenges " - noted the Deputy Chairperson of the Federation Council Galina Karelova. The most important part of the forum program will traditionally be expert sessions with the participation of international organizations and associations. Among them - a visiting session of the "Women's Twenty", a session of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the World Bank, a meeting of the BRICS Women's Business Alliance. For the first time, a meeting of the International Club of Winners and Participants of the APEC International Competition (APEC BEST AWARD) will be held on the sidelines of the forum, as well as a meeting of the International Working Group on Improving Gender Balance in the Nuclear Sphere of the Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. In total, more than 300 events are planned under the auspices of the forum. We are talking about a whole series of visiting lounges, regional forums, marathons, social media promotions and contests. Among them: a marathon of women's initiatives for the development of territories, a competition for women innovators and women's technology and environmental startups, a competition for employers promoting women's leadership programs. Their results will be summed up within the framework of the main three days of the forum. Given the wide demand of the regions to participate in The organizing committee of the forum made a decision to hold the "Russian regional" week on the eve of it.
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