On November 3, members of the General Council of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly Lev Kurakov and Raushan Kanapyanova won the First all-Russian Public Prize “Nation’s Pride” for their contribution to the ethno-cultural development and strengthening of the unity of the peoples of Russia.
Lev Kurakov, Chairman of the Chuvash regional branch of the Assembly of peoples of Russia - Chairman of the Council of the Assembly of peoples of Chuvashia, Honoured scientist of the Russian Federation, Honoured worker of higher education of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Economics, Professor, received the II degree in the nomination “for contribution to strengthening interethnic peace and harmony”.
Raushan Kanapyanova, Chairman of the Coordinating Council of the Eurasian Women's Forum, won the II degree award in the category “for contribution to the preservation and development of the culture of the peoples of Russia”.
About the Prize
The all-Russian public award “Nation’s Pride” is awarded for personal contribution to the ethno-cultural development and strengthening of the unity of the peoples of Russia. The award ceremony was timed to the National Unity Day.
The Prize has seven categories: for contribution to strengthening interethnic peace and harmony; for the contribution to preservation and development of native languages; for the contribution to information support of the state national policy; for the best project of national-cultural associations in the sphere of interethnic relations; best practices for Houses of Friendship, Houses of Nationalities, Houses and Centres of folk art; for contributions to the preservation and development of culture of the peoples of Russia; for leadership in national-cultural associations.
The purpose of the award is to activate the activities of civil society institutions working in the field of national relations, to motivate the personal participation of Russian citizens in various activities aimed at preserving and developing ethnic and cultural diversity, and to strengthen interethnic harmony and unity of the Russian nation.
In 2020, the project “Nation’s Pride” is implemented by the all-Russian public organization “Assembly of peoples of Russia”. It is supported by the Presidential Council for Interethnic Relations, the Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs, the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation and the Government of Moscow. It is implemented using a Grant from the President of the Russian Federation for the development of civil society provided by the Presidential Grants Fund.
Expert-consulting partners were the State Russian House of Folk Art named after V. D. Polenov, the Foundation for the preservation and study of native languages of the peoples of the Russian Federation, the Guild of Interethnic Journalism, and the “Culture of Nations” Foundation.
General information partner-Federal state unitary enterprise " Information Telegraph Agency of Russia (ITAR-TASS).
The exclusive partner is the “National” Hotel.
Partners: “Nation’s Pride” magazine, Big Asia TV channel, and the website Bigasia.ru, SIA group and others.
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