Stanislav Pritchin, a Senior Researcher at the Center for Post-Soviet Studies of the IMEMO has opened the discussion on Central Asia by indicating the defining regional events of the last couple of years.
According to Ivan Safranchuk, the Director of the Center of Euro-Asian Studies at the Institute for International Studies, MGIMO University, due to deglobalization we are witnessing today the countries of Central Asia are facing a serious question regarding their very own niche in world economy and politics.
During the business program, the participants of the Youth Session have presented the results of their independent research in accordance with the 4 thematic clusters on the agenda. Thus, the young scientists have presented scientific and analytical works dedicated to the matters of cyber security and technological development, artificial intelligence, strategies for creating a new Security Architecture both in Europe and in the world, the development prospects of the Union State of Russia and Belarus, the analysis of the bilateral relations between China, Russia, and Central Asian countries, the future of EU’s Climate Agenda and many other topical issues.
The participants of the Youth Session will continue their joint efforts in creating a new research project in the period leading up to the 7th International Scientific and Expert Forum the “Primakov Readings”.
We would like to remind you that the 5th Youth Session is held by the Primakov Center for International Cooperation along with the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists of the IMEMO and supported by the Russian Presidential Grants Foundation. Young scientists from Russia, FSU and beyond are taking part in the Youth Session.