The VI International Forum "Eurasian Economic Perspective" organized by the St. Petersburg state economic university, the Eurasian association of the universities and the Presidential library of B.N. Yeltsin with assistance of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, JSC "Interstate Corporation of Development" and the Administration of Saint Petersburg was held from 10 to 13 December 2018 in St. Petersburg. The main purpose of the forum was to determine the problematic field of the EAEU activities with the subsequent development of recommendations for decision-making purposes by the relevant departments of that organization.
The forum program included a plenary session and five round tables, which were attended by representatives of the legislative and executive authorities of the EAEU member states, scientists and experts from the leading universities of the Eurasian Association of universities, economists, politicians and public figures, representatives of the business community.
The Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbassy was presented by research officers of the geopolitics and regional studies department Zhansaya Zhabina and Osman Dosov, who took part in the round table "Parliamentary and international cooperation in the mega-region of Greater Eurasia". Their reports will be included in the collection of the forum.
On the sidelines of the forum, the staff of the Elbassy Library during the conversation with the employee of the Presidential library of B.N. Yeltsin V.Brandina reached an agreement on the discussion of possible cooperation between libraries and the signing of a Memorandum.
In the process of participation in the International Forum "Eurasian Economic Perspectives" Deputy Head of the Analytical Department of the Secretariat of the Council of the CIS Inter-parliamentary Assembly A.Surygin suggested cooperation on humanitarian cooperation, political, legal and economic aspects of integration processes in the Commonwealth of Independent States and in the Eurasian region, and the publication of materials by the Library staff of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbassy.
On 12 December, Z. Zhabina and O. Dosov visited Saint Petersburg State University of Economics, where they met with the head of the Scientific and Educational Center for the Study of Socio-Economic Problems of Asia-Pacific Countries T. Urzhumtseva. Kazakhstan delegates familiarized themselves with the work of the Center and Library at the REC.
It is worth noting that one of the decisions of the Forum participants was the signing of an agreement on the creation of the Network Customs Institute within the framework of "the Eurasian Network University" project, in which Kazakhstan will be represented by Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.