The Project "Heritage of Eurasia: Cultural Practices of Rural Areas" Officially Launched

11/02/2022 02:06

On February 7, the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly held an online working meeting with the organizers and partners of the project "Heritage of Eurasia: Cultural Practices of Rural Areas".

The participants of the event discussed the role, goals and objectives of the project, as well as its further development.

The meeting was attended by Svetlana Smirnova, First Deputy Secretary General - Head of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly. She noted the high significance of the project, its role in strengthening the Eurasian partnership, as well as in the development and support of civil, socio-cultural initiatives.

During the meeting, the participants discussed a number of immediate key issues: preparation for the study of rural areas in a number of regions of the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, the media content of the project, as well as the identification of regional project coordinators.

Regional Project Coordinators:

  • Evgeny Ledyaykin, Deputy of the State Assembly of the Republic of Mordovia, President of the Regional Public Organization "Novoe Selo", Chairman of the Board of the Regional Public Organization "Voice of Erzi";
  • Augustina Mikhailova, methodologist of the House of Friendship of Peoples of the Udmurt Republic, project manager of the ANO "Center for Ethno cultural Education and Social Initiatives "ARTE";
  • Nursultan Beishebaev, Chairman of the youth wing of the Assembly of Peoples of Kyrgyzstan;
  • Murat Omashev, Executive Director of the Civil Alliance of Kazakhstan.

The main task of the regional coordinators is to interact with rural areas, to search for and identify promising socio-cultural practices in municipal districts.

The project is being implemented by the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly and is supported by the Presidential Foundation for Cultural Initiatives.