The seminar was a continuation of the meetings of representatives of contact youth groups of the BRICS countries, which were established following the results of the First BRICS Youth Forum in 2014.
The purpose of the Seminar-meeting of young leaders of the BRICS countries is to strengthen cultural ties between student collectives and organizations of the subjects of the Russian Federation and the BRICS countries, to preserve and multiply the moral and cultural achievements of young people.
Within the framework of the seminar-meeting there are sites where participants will discuss the overall strategy of cooperation. According to the organizers, the strategy will provide for academic exchanges between the BRICS countries, create conditions for the development of youth entrepreneurship, and stimulate the interest of young people in obtaining additional higher education in Russia.
The young generation has a special role in the development of long-term partnership of the BRICS states and cooperation in the financial-economic, socio-political, cultural and scientific-educational spheres. The BRICS youth dimension is a vivid example of how joint projects and cultural and humanitarian exchanges contribute to the formation of a solid platform for international cooperation.
The seminar is aimed at sustainable and progressive development of international youth cooperation of the BRICS countries and the exchange of experience in the fields of humanitarian and cultural cooperation, entrepreneurship, science and innovation.
About 100 young leaders, politicians, public figures, entrepreneurs from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa take part in the event. They are actively involved in the BRICS agenda and implement joint projects and programs in the sphere of education, entrepreneurship, and culture.
The organizers of the event are the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs, the Russian Youth Union, the government of the Ulyanovsk region and the Ulyanovsk State University.
Department for Support of Compatriots Abroad and Development of Public Diplomacy IPC
Department for Development of Cooperation in the Field of Economics, Industrial and Agricultural Productions IPC
Department for Development of Education, Science and Ecology IPC