EDB begins preparations for its 12th International Conference on Eurasian Integration

08 september 2017

Moscow, 8 September 2017. Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) begins preparations for its 12th International Conference on Eurasian Integration. The event will take place on 31 October 2017 in Moscow.

It will focus on finding new drivers for the advancement of Eurasian integration. This year’s agenda includes the promotion of integration in the area of finance, investment, infrastructure, foreign trade and humanitarian cooperation. Attention will also be paid to strengthening interstate cooperation within the EAEU. These discussions will be part of the plenary session to be attended by special guests and speakers, including representatives of government authorities, international institutions and the expert community.

The conference will also include theme panels with live discussions of the special role of multilateral development banks in infrastructure projects, the challenges of and prospects for the region’s economic development, and the investment potential of key sectors in the EDB member economies.

The event will traditionally bring together heads and representatives of the Eurasian Economic Commission, ministries and authorities, international companies and national development institutions, academia, businesses, and experts from the Bank’s member states and other countries.

For any queries about the programme please contact Natalia Leonova, Project Manager, at Leonova_np@eabr.org, or by telephone +7 (727) 244-40-44, ext. 6922. For press accreditation please contact Azima Sapargaliyeva at sapargaliyeva_as@eabr.org, or by telephone +7 (727) 244-40-44, ext. 6147 (Almaty), +7 (495) 258-27-60 ext. 2732 (Moscow).

Additional Information:

Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) is an international financial institution founded by Russia and Kazakhstan in January 2006 with the mission to facilitate the development of market economies, sustainable economic growth, and the expansion of mutual trade and other economic ties in its member states. EDB's charter capital totals US $7 billion. The member states of the Bank are the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Tajikistan.

EDB Media Centre:
+7 (727) 244 05 45, ext. 6147 (Almaty)
+7 (495) 645 04 45, ext. 2724 (Moscow)
pressa@eabr.org

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