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THE GLOBAL ECONOMY IN THE ERA OF CHANGE: THE PROSPECTS OF "BIG EURASIA"

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Eurasian Economic Commission 

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Key issues:

The world is changing. The crisis is undergoing the Trans-Pacific partnership, the fate of the Transatlantic trade and investment partnership is in question. In this regard, a number of issues arise that require discussion from the prospects of further development of integration on the Eurasian continent, including:

  • What are the opportunities for expanding integration in Eurasia?
  • What is the role of the EAEU in this process and can it become the center of the mega-regional project formation?
  • Are today's mega-regional projects viable? If so, what can become cementing factors for the formation and development of a megaproject in Eurasia: transport and logistics, energy or something else?

Opening remarks:

  • Tigran Sargsyan, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (tbc)

Moderators:

  • Tatiana Valova, member of the Board (Minister) for Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission (tbc)

Speakers:

  • Romano Prodi, Prime Minister of Italy (2006-2008), Chairman of the European Commission (1999-2004) (tbc)
  • Le Luong Minh, Secretary-General of ASEAN (tbc)
  • Shamshad Akhtar, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (tbc)
  • Fiona Hill, Director of the Center for US and European Studies and Senior Researcher, Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institute (tbc)
  • Rawi Abdelal, Director of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University (tbc)
  • Viktor Khristenko, President of the EAEU Business Council (tbc)
  • Dimitri Papadimitriou, Minister of Economic Development of Greece (tbc)
  • Peter Frankopan, Director of the Center for Byzantine Research, Oxford University (tbc)
 

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