Gaidar Forum will cover the contours of the post-crisis world

Moscow will host the fifth annual Gaidar Forum international conference on economics “Russia and the World: Sustainable Development” from January 15 to 18.

On the first day of the forum, the panel discussion “Sustainable development in a period of instability” will be attended by the Minister of Economic Development Alexey Ulyukayev, Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov, First Deputy Chairman of the Bank of Russia Ksenia Yudayeva, President and Chairman of the Board of Sberbank of Russia OJSC German Gref. Vladimir Mau, the President of RANEPA (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration) will be the moderator.

The second panel discussion “On the path to the OECD: Prospects for Russia,” will be devoted to Russia's joining of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Participants will discuss what the OECD membership will do for Russia, and also touch upon the issue of Russia's membership in other international organizations. The Secretary General of OECD Angel Gurria and the First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Igor Shuvalov will be among the participants.

The contours of the post-crisis world will be discussed by the participants of the third scheduled session. The main discussion issues will include the vision of the post-crisis world order, the trends of the world economy, global economic imbalances. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, will deliver a speech during the session’s discussion.

In addition, Tatyana Golikova, the head of the Audit Chamber, and Alexey Kudrin, the chairman of the Board of Guardians of the Ye.T. Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, Mikhail Mishustin, the head of the Federal Tax Service, and others, will speak on the first day of the forum.

Gaidar Forum will be held in the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.

To attend the Gaidar Forum, media members need to register on the official website of the forum in the “Accreditation” section by December 31.

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