On Thursday, September 28, members of the State Duma at the plenary meeting welcomed the participants of the First International Parliamentary Conference “Russia-Latin America” who had already arrived in Moscow.
“Our counterparts, parliamentarians from countries of Latin America, are coming to the Conference,” said the Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin 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) .
“Today, at the visitors’ balcony, there are delegations representing the National Assembly of Venezuela, the National Assembly of People’s Power of the Republic of Cuba, the Chamber of Deputies of the National Congress of the Republic of Chile,” he added.
The Chairman of the State Duma said a number of bilateral meetings with speakers of the parliaments of the Latin American countries would be held on the sidelines of the Conference.
On October 1–2, the First International Parliamentary Conference “Russia – Latin America” will be held in Moscow at the initiative of the State Duma.
More than 200 participants, including parliamentarians from different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean Region, representatives of the expert community, public figures and diplomats are expected to take part in the Conference. They plan to discuss with their Russian colleagues relevant issues of the international parliamentary agenda.
The following round tables will be held as part of the events of the Conference:
- Equal and mutually beneficial economic cooperation: role of the parliaments
- Development of humanitarian ties between Russia and Latin America: contribution of the parliaments
- Just multipolar world: role of the parliamentary diplomacy
- Security for all: position of the parliaments
On October 2, the plenary session of the International Parliamentary Conference “Russia – Latin America” will be held at the State Duma (the Pillar Hall of the House of the Unions) on the topic “Cooperation for a just world for all”.