On January 13th Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) hosted the opening of the expert panel of the international economic forum – Gaidar Forum “Russia and the World: Priorities”.
This year the Forum is held in a combined “television” format that allows viewers to follow the events online.
The main themes of the forum are directly related to the priority tasks that face the state: social sphere, education, health care, etc.
Among the invited guests are dignitaries and experts from different countries. The issues on the agenda of the forum are diverse, ranging from the socio-economic to the green agenda.
Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Russia, Gilles Beschoor Plug, in his welcoming video focused on global climate change. He stressed the importance of discussing the green agenda and was fully convinced that climate change is a challenge that we can meet by joining forces with everyone.