Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) and the International Union of Non-governmental Organizations “Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly” signed an agreement on cooperation.
The agreement was signed by Evgeny Primakov, Head of Rossotrudnichestvo, and Andrey Belyaninov, Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly.
The parties agreed to cooperate in the scientific, cultural, informational and humanitarian fields and to develop public, business and scientific relations and initiatives.
About the Eurasia Peoples’ Assembly
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 among the peoples of Eurasia, public diplomacy. Website - eurasia-assembly.org.
The Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) was established in September 2008 in accordance with Presidential Decree No. 1315 of September 6, 2008. The activities of Rossotrudnichestvo and its foreign institutions are aimed at implementing the state policy of international humanitarian cooperation and promoting an objective view of contemporary Russia abroad. Currently, Rossotrudnichestvo is represented in 80 countries by 97 representative offices: 73 Russian Centres of Science and Culture in 62 countries, 24 Agency representatives in embassies in 21 countries. Website - rs.gov.ru.