Eurasia Regional Section of the World organization "United Cities and Local Governments"

Члены ОГМВ-Евразия посетили муниципальный форум стран БРИКС+

UCLG-Eurasia’s members attended the BRICS+ Municipal Forum

Члены ОГМВ-Евразия посетили муниципальный форум стран БРИКС+

The BRICS+ International Municipal Forum was held in St. Petersburg on November 9-10.

Its main topics included the development of the IT sphere, urbanism, humanitarian cooperation, tourism, healthcare and other areas of urban environment development.

More than 7,000 people from 71 countries came to St. Petersburg, of which more than 2,000 represented foreign municipalities.

Eduard Sosnin, Mayor of Perm, presented the city’s investment potential at the BRICS+ Municipal Forum.

“Our delegation presented the investment potential of Perm and the region and best practices in the sphere of municipal-private partnership. Perm pays special attention to the development of business development programs in these areas. The regional governments have adopted a program for the development of small and medium-sized businesses until 2035, where the creative industry is a separate block. And the city will have to adopt a municipal investment standard next year,” the Mayor of Perm emphasized.

The BRICS+ Forum was also visited by a Rostov delegation headed by Zinaida Neyarokhina, Chairperson of the Rostov-on-Don City Council – Mayor of the City of Rostov-on-Don. The delegation also presented the investment potential of Rostov-on-Don and the experience of cooperation between the Don capital and municipalities of the BRICS+ countries in the areas of education, sports, culture and business.

During the practical sessions of the BRICS+, participants discussed projects to address pressing problems of municipalities, held negotiations with representatives of Russian and foreign municipalities and organizations, and concluded a number of agreements with their counterparts in the field of inter-municipal cooperation.

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