Vyacheslav Volodin discussed with heads of delegations of the parliaments of African states development of inter-parliamentary cooperation

Meeting was held on the sidelines of the Second International Parliamentary Conference “Russia-Africa”, which started on March 19 at the State Duma
bilateral meeting Russia-Africa Conference

The Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin Volodin Vyacheslav Victorovich Volodin
Vyacheslav Victorovich
The Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the eighth convocation. Elected in single mandate constituency № 163 (Saratov constituency - Saratov Oblast)
held a meeting with the heads of delegations of the parliaments of African countries.

On the eve of the plenary session of the Conference, which will be held on March 20, the speakers discussed new formats of cooperation between parliaments, including within the framework of relevant committees, and the creation of inter-parliamentary commissions, as well as the development of common approaches to provide legal support to economy, science and education, security in multipolar world conditions.

On 19–20 March 2023, the State Duma hosts the Second International Parliamentary Conference “Russia – Africa” in Moscow.

More than 40 official parliamentary delegations from almost all African countries will take part in the Conference. Representatives of the scientific, educational and expert communities from Russia and African countries, members of the State Duma, federal executive authorities, senators of the Federation Council, chairmen of the legislative bodies of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, representatives of the business community will also take part in the events of the Conference.

The objectives of the Conference are to strengthen parliamentary cooperation with African countries in the conditions of formation of a multipolar world, to develop relations and develop common approaches to legal regulation in the economy, science and education and security.

On March 19, on the first day of the Conference, there will be held the following round tables:

  • Parliamentary Support of Scientific and Educational Cooperation
  • Legislative Response to Economic Challenges
  • Indivisible Security: Capabilities and Contributions of Parliaments
  • Neocolonialism of the West: How to Prevent the Repetition of History.

On March 19, there will be also held a business breakfast with participation of the parliamentary delegations of African states and Russian business representatives.

On March 20, there will be held a plenary session of the International Parliamentary Conference entitled “Russia-Africa in the multipolar world”.

As part of the events of the Conference, the Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin will hold bilateral meetings with several heads of delegations, speakers of parliaments and chambers of parliaments of African countries.

The Conference is planned to be held just few months before the Second Russia-Africa Summit, which is planned to be held on July 2023 in Saint Petersburg.

The First International Conference “Russia – Africa” was held in Moscow in 2019.