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Seminar: International Cooperation with Russia in changing times

Publicerad: 17 mars 2017 Uppdaterad: 17 mars 2017

When: Thursday March 30, 2017, 9.00 – 11.30

Where: Auditorium/Hörsalen, Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency, Valhallavägen 199, Stockholm

Confirmation: Please send your confirmation to Sida, Sofia Ekarv Sofia.Ekarv@sida.se no later than March 27.

The Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency (Sida) and the Swedish Institute (SI) welcome you to the seminar “International Cooperation with Russia in changing times” 30 March in Stockholm.

The economic, social and environmental developments in Russia today are difficult to predict. How can we operate in this shifting reality and continue to be a relevant partner when the defining lines become ambiguous? The seminar focus on Swedish and Russian experiences of long-term international cooperation in the areas of environment and climate change, research, human rights and culture. It looks at ongoing cooperation and provides recommendation on how to promote an enabling environment for international cooperation with Russia

09.00 Registration

09.30 Welcoming remarks

Moderator: Elsa Håstad, Assistant Director General, Sida
Stefan Gullgren, Head of Department for Eastern Europe and Central Asia at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs

09.45 Key Note Speech – Anna Lena Laurén, journalist and Moscow correspondent for Dagens Nyheter

10.15 Panel discussion on Swedish and Russian experiences of international cooperation in the areas of environment and climate change, human rights, research and culture.

  • Robert Hårdh, Executive Director Civil Rights Defenders,
  • Victoria Elias, Conservation Director World Wildlife Fund Russia
  • Dmitry Vasilenko, Vice-Rector on International Relations, Saint-Petersburg State University on Economics
  • Dina Sorokina, Director, Boris Yeltsin Presidential Museum. Yekaterinburg, Russia

11.15 Concluding remarks
Elsa Håstad, Assistant Director General, Sida

11.30 End

Venue: Auditorium/Hörsalen, Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency, Valhallavägen 199, Stockholm

Please send your confirmation to Sida, Sofia Ekarv Sofia.Ekarv@sida.se no later than March 27.


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