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From 2nd to 8th of July at St. Petersburg State University of Economics (UNECON) a Russian-Chinese educational youth forum took place. Marina Mustafina, student of the 3 year of the faculty of management, participated at the event from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.
The organizers of the event were Russian-Chinese association of economic universities and UNECON. The forum united on one platform more than 100 Russian and Chinese students, postgraduates and young teachers who are actively participating in the life of their universities, student government and various youth organizations the participants of the forum are young elite from Russia and China that soon will determine the future of the global and national economy, politics and culture.
The goal of the forum became the generalization of the accumulated experience of the Russian-Chinese cooperation in the sphere of youth policy, formation of student initiatives and government bodies. During the week were hosted: plenary meeting, master-classes, active debates on problems of modern youth and its role in modern globalization world.
Program of the Forum consisted of 5 main directions that are the most relevant in the life of university youth: "Patriotika: patriotic education of youth"; "Culture: youth creative initiatives"; "Sport: the whole range of questions from professional sports to a healthy way of life"; "Volunteering: development of traditions of charity and mutual aid among young people"; "Adaptation of foreign students to life in the big city." The excursion program for the forum participants (tour on the boat along the canals, visiting the Hermitage, Peterhof Upper Garden) was organized within the project.
At the Forum students presented their projects on chosen themes and offered creative innovative decisions of problems in different spheres of student life. In September on the results of the event the collector of articles of participants in Russian, Chinese and English languages will be published.