EYA prepares Strategy: Co-Chairs from Turkey, Serbia and Russia met in Moscow

17/11/2020 22:41

On November 17, at the headquarters of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, representatives of Eurasian Youth Assembly held a working meeting on the development of a strategy for youth cooperation of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly. This strategy will be discussed on November 20, on Friday, as part of the regular meeting of the Coordination Council of the Eurasian Youth Assembly Remind, the CC EYA co-Chairs are representatives of eight countries of Eurasia - the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the Republic of Serbia, the Turkish Republic, the State of Palestine, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Bulgaria, and the Republic of Benin.

Сo-Сhairs of the Coordinating Council of the Eurasian Youth Assembly from Turkey, Serbia and Russia met with the First Deputy Secretary General - Head of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly Svetlana Smirnova. They are: Alexander Babaev, the coordinator for external relations of the Private Moscow International School in Antalya, the executive secretary of the Coordinating Council of organizations of Russian compatriots in Turkey (Turkey), Milena Choyanovic, Deputy Head of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples 'Assembly for Youth Cooperation (Serbia), Christina Tatarnikova, Head of the Department for Youth Cooperation of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, Head of the project “Discover Eurasia” (Russia).

According to Alexander Babayev, it is extremely important to involve students of secondary educational institutions of the continent in participation in international public projects. First of all, the Eurasian Youth Assembly strives to listen to the opinion of young people and support their initiatives. Thus, during the transition of schools to distance learning and the predominance of online communication, young people tend to share with their peers from different countries the experience of using Internet platforms and preparing for exams in isolation. As part of the meeting, an agreement was reached to hold an online meeting of schoolchildren from Eurasian countries with the participation of a Moscow Private International School in Antalya in order to create a platform for an open dialogue, exchange of views and recommendations.

At the end of the meeting, the participants agreed on the development of cooperation between the Eurasian Youth Assembly and their colleagues from Turkey, support of compatriots, as well as the joint development of existing EYA projects: the “EYA Lecture Hall” educational project, the “My Way” online challenge, the “Discover Eurasia” international creative contest, “Eurasian School of Journalism” and others.