The Forum in Sochi to Discuss Additional Opportunities for the Implementation of National Urban Projects

As part of the Russian Investment Forum business programme, the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) organised the business breakfast ‘The City as a Focal Point for National Projects’.
The event participants will discuss partnerships between regional and municipal governments, business and public activists in national urban development projects. Speakers will highlight areas where the interests and expertise of all groups involved in urban development intersect. The business breakfast participants will consider such issues as the practical application of PPP mechanisms in order to achieve national objectives, as well as their actual effect on citizens, raising their quality of life, and improvement of the situation in cities and regions; how can national projects help bring living standards in Russian cities closer to world-class levels, and consequently, make them as attractive as possible to residents? How can investment help improve the quality and effectiveness of national projects?
Svetlana Chupsheva, Chief Executive Officer of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and Kirill Dmitriev, Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, as well as heads of regions, leading Russian and international companies, public figures and activists will speak at the event. The unique format of the breakfast for communities contributes to the birth of new, the most potent ideas since these ideas combine the maximum of the essential points of view, experience and resources.
“The RDIF is an important tool for the implementation of national projects, as it attracts not only foreign and Russian partners but also unique expertise to their implementation. RDIF also implements some projects that provide a significant improvement in the urban environment and the quality of life in it. Understanding interests, sharing experience and combining the efforts of all stakeholders will improve the efficiency of this work and spread the best practices throughout the country,” noted Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of RDIF.
The business programme is available on the official website of the Forum. Organiser: the Roscongress Foundation.

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