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Round Table on the formation the Krasnodar Region Strategy


On 17 February, Round Table "Interaction of business, government and society in the formation of strategy of social-economic development of the Region" took place at the business club “Formula" in Krasnodar.

The roundtable was held under the programme "Time for new strategies." The program was organised by the AEB Southern Regional Committee, the Public Chamber of the Krasnodar Krai, the Investment and International Cooperation Agency, and the Russian-English socio-political weekly newspaper Yug Times.

This is a modern and effective platform for representatives of the business community, the public authorities of the Krasnodar Krai, and all other stakeholders to discuss important economic issues and search for solutions to problems related to regional development, business and social investment strategies. It is planned to organise a series of business events under the programme. It will be followed by the implementation of the media project Yug-Times, including interviews with speakers, research and a conference at the end of 2017.

The roundtable was devoted to the discussion of business proposals for inclusion into the socio-economic development strategy for the Krasnodar Krai up to 2030. More than 50 participants of the roundtable - representatives of the authorities, various sectors of the economy, public business associations and the business media of the region discussed the role of business in shaping the region’s strategy and mechanisms for further cooperation in this area.

The moderator of the roundtable was Oleg Zharko, Chairman of the AEB Southern Regional Committee, Regional Corporate Affairs Director, Danone Group in Russia. Igor Galas, Vice-Governor of the Krasnodar Krai, took part in the discussion.

Speakers at the roundtable included the leadership of the Public Chamber of the Krasnodar Krai, business associations and foreign companies represented in the region.

The roundtable participants voiced a number of proposals related to the Krasnodar Krai development strategy, discussed mechanisms for further cooperation, and highly praised this platform as a means to work together on important regional development issues.

Photo: participants of the Round Table