Forum of border regions of Russia

In the period from 19 to 20 November 2015  the second forum of border regions of Russia was held. 

Forum events included: 

  • plenary sessions on the themes of "Hansa - a new step in the cooperation between the European and Russian regions" and "The positive experience of cross-border cooperation. The border location - a resource or limitation? "; 
  • Russian Chamber of Commerce seminar on "Cooperation with the investor. Theory and practice";
  • round tables "Business development in the border areas. Social entrepreneurship: Russian and foreign experience "," Economic forms of cross-border cooperation. Special economic regimes (SEZ / FEZ) ","CBC program as a tool for development of border regions (presentations of the regions on the prospects of cooperation, work in the focus groups, consultation on future projects) "; "Features of formation and promotion of tourist products of border areas", "Legal aspects of doing business in Russia and neighboring countries. Features registration of intellectual property in Russia and Europe".

Within the Forum Cross Border Cooperation Programme project "Estonia-Latvia-Russia 2007-2013" was presented, as well as arrange visits to logistics terminals and industrial enterprises of Pskov: JSC "Avtoelektroarmatura"; JSC "Pskov Cable Plant"; CJSC "Pskov garment factory" Slavyanka "; LLC "Tann Nevsky"; LLC "Plant PERKo"; LLC "Dula RU".

At the end of the Forum: 

  • signed an agreement on cooperation between the unitary enterprise to provide services "Vitebsk Branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry" and the Autonomous non-profit organization "Fund of Guarantees and Business Development of the Pskov Region," of the Russian Federation;
  • discussed the directions of the organization of work within the framework of the Action Plan on trade-economic, scientific-technical, humanitarian and cultural cooperation between Vitebsk and Pskov regions, approved by the Governor of the Pskov region Turchak A.A. and Chairman of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee Sherstnev N.N.;  interchambers cooperation issues with the President of the Chamber of Commerce of the Pskov region Zubov Vladimir Anatolyevich. 
19 - 20 November