The International Union of non-governmental organizations “Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly” and the Autonomous non-profit organization “Institute of Diaspora and Integration” (“Institute of CIS countries”) signed a cooperation agreement on October 15, 2020.
On behalf of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly, the agreement was signed by the First Deputy Secretary General - Head of the General Secretariat Svetlana Smirnova, and on behalf of the Institute of CIS countries - by its Director Vladimir Egorov.
The Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly and the Institute of CIS countries plan to assist each other in developing relevant programs for the development of activities in the field of international cooperation.
The Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly is an international non-governmental organization aimed at forming a public integration model for the sake of establishing peace and harmony through the development of multilateral cooperation and public (people's) diplomacy in the Eurasian space. Currently, the Assembly brings together representatives from more than 40 countries. The Assembly has signed more than 80 agreements with partners from 15 countries in various fields of activity: culture, entrepreneurship, development of integration relations between the peoples of Eurasia, public diplomacy.
The Institute of Diaspora and Integration (Institute of CIS countries) is a Russian analytical Centre, a non-governmental organization whose main goal is to study the problems of the near abroad, as well as to identify and support Russian interests in the former USSR. The founder and Director of the Institute is Russian politician Konstantin Zatulin.