Business Kazakhstan: EEC and the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly moving towards a Strategic Partnership

16/02/2022 12:40

Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich took part in the Expanded General Council meeting of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly.

Addressing the participants of the event with a welcoming speech, Mikhail Myasnikovich noted that the Assembly was held as an authoritative and sought-after expert platform for dialogue between the public, representatives of science, business and authorities.

“You implement interesting and non-standard projects in the sphere of social and humanitarian cooperation and the development of human capital, what corresponds to the long-term goals of our Union, laid down in the 2025 Strategy. The Assembly took place. I believe that the Commission and the Assembly should move to a new systemic stage of interaction. I propose to work out in the near future specific activities and projects of our cooperation for the new biennium 2022-2023,” said the Chairman of the EEC Board.

Mikhail Myasnikovich also called on the representatives of the Assembly to take an active part in the work of the Scientific and Technical Council under the Chairman of the EEC Board, invited colleagues to take part in one of the thematic platforms of the Eurasian Economic Forum in May 2022, and drew attention to the need to improve information support for the functioning of the Union.

“Existing and prospective mechanisms for investment and innovation must be followed by public support aimed at mutually beneficial, complementary development. We all need to create a stable atmosphere of social loyalty of the peoples of the Eurasian Economic Union to integration, to decisions made on cooperation. I am sure that the joint work of the Eurasian Economic Commission and the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly will help in solving this urgent task and will help strengthen mutual trust and understanding in our Union,” - Mikhail Myasnikovich summed up.

 The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly is an international union of non-governmental organizations and citizens who share and promote the ideas and values ​​of Eurasian integration, protection of peace, strengthening friendship, harmony, partnership and good neighborliness among peoples.

The main goal of the Assembly is the formation of a public integration model of a large Eurasian partnership of peoples based on spiritual and moral principles, in the name of establishing peace and harmony, through the development of multilateral cooperation and public (people's) diplomacy.

On February 11, 2022, the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly held an annual expanded General Council meeting. The General Council considered the results of the activities of the Assembly in 2021 and approved the work plan for 2022. The agenda also included a number of important organizational issues and the signing of cooperation agreements with new partners.