Russia-Africa: Strands of Youth Cooperation
Russia-Africa: Strands of Youth Cooperation

Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) together with Southwest State University (Kursk, Russia), hosts the International Russian-African Inter-university Forum «Russia — Africa: Strands of Youth Cooperation».

The purpose of the event is to create conditions for effective communication of the university research community of the Russian Federation with similar communities in Africa’s countries, to ensure direct bilateral contacts of undergraduate students, postgraduates, young researchers from both countries in order to develop approaches to the initiation and implementation of joint projects in the research and technological fields.

The Forum will be held in November 7−9, 2022 in a hybrid format: the physical presence at three venues in Algeria, Tanzania and Russia and teleconferencing option. It is planned to get together representatives of at least 25 organizations from 10 countries; the total number of participants expected is at least 600 people. Working languages of the Forum: Russian, English, Arabic.

The topics of the Forum’s talks and discussions will presumably provide critical insight into the role of youth in the development of the modern world, internationalization of education, R&D projects as well as opportunities for international youth research cooperation.

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Registration of participants:

During registration, you can submit your proposals on the topics of the sections, potential organisations and keynote speakers' candidates.

Forum’s operator: Southwestern State University, Kursk, Russia,

Contact persons:

E-mail:, Bobovnikova Ulyana, Departmernt of International Cooperation, Southwest State University, Tel.: +7 (4712) 22-25-58;

Voronina Valentina, Director, Centre for International events, Southwest State University, Tel.: +7 (916) 504−8174.