“Dear friend!” – asked the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko to the participants of the Congress represent women’s organizations in India, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, South Africa and other countries. “Association of women, their active participation in international politics is a natural response to the shortage of kindness and mercy in the world,” she said. “Women leaders are called to fill it. In particular, to try to rid politics from approaches based on military techniques and the use of “double standards”, – said the head of the Federation Council.
The first meeting of representatives of two major international organizations on the role of women in modern society, cooperation in politics, economy, science, education and culture. Work in three thematic sections – humanitarian, scientific and economic issues. At the end of the forum on 4 July will adopt a final document. However, on the first day of work, we can say that the Congress took place as a project and as a format, said Matvienko.
Meeting on the role of women in modern society
The Governor of the Novosibirsk region Vladimir Gorodetsky has suggested to make the capital region a permanent platform of the Congress. “The Novosibirsk region, thanks to the geographical location and ease of logistics, transport routes became the venue for many international forums – the “tekhnoprom”, “Transport of Siberia”, here is the TRANS-Siberian art-festival, – he reminded. – Offer the participants to choose Novosibirsk as the permanent site for holding our event.” Gorodetsky believes that the curator of the project should be the head of the Federation Council. Itself Matvienko readily responded to the initiative. “We decide the order of the forum and its schedule. I think he each time will gain momentum and become a tradition. It is a good promotion of Novosibirsk in the international arena”, – said the head of the Federation Council.
“Such public grounds show the true state of Affairs in Russia, our aspiration for peace and harmony, for a joint struggle against terrorism, show the hospitality of the people in Russia and always find a very positive response,” she said.