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Winners of ‘My Country – My Russia’ Nationwide Contest to Be Announced at SPIEF 2022

29 March 2022
Победителей Всероссийского конкурса «Моя страна – моя Россия» объявят на ПМЭФ-2022

The award ceremony for the winners of the ‘My Country — My Russia’ nationwide contest for youth regional development projects will take place at SPIEF 2022.

In 2022, the all-Russian educational project ‘My Country — My Russia’ celebrated its 19th anniversary. This is a striking example of an initiative launched by the civil society has been widely spread in Russian regions among young people, and has found support from federal authorities, local government and the expert community. This season of the contest is being held as part of the Year of the Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of Russia.

As of 2019, the contest was included in the list of projects of the ‘Russia — Land of Opportunity’ platform, created at the initiative of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. The contest nominations cover almost the entire spectrum of socio-economic development of Russian territories.

«SPIEF is the platform for dialogue that brings together representatives of the business community and the government, as well as young leaders and school students that have interesting thoughts and share the passion for changing the world. Participants of the ‘My Country — My Russia’ contest are young people from all Russian regions. They are proactive and responsible when it comes to resolving socio-economic problems of their home regions and strengthening national unity and the country’s integrity. I am confident that participation in the Forum will be an invaluable experience and an important bonus prize for contest winners,» noted Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation Anton Kobyakov.

«‘My Country — My Russia’ is a nationwide contest for proactive citizens that care about the present and the future of their home region and are ready to propose ideas and implement projects that aim improving the quality of life and resolving socio-economic issues. The opportunity to share one’s project at the Forum that brings together political, economic and social leaders will become a source of inspiration and new ideas for our participants and winners, as well as a solid foundation for the business and government support for the finalists’ projects in the future. Today’s victory of young talents is just the beginning of their path and development,» shared Larisa Pastukhova, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Scientific Leader of the ‘My Country — My Russia’ nationwide contest.

The main organizers of the contest are ‘Russia — Land of Opportunity’ and My Country, the Scientific and Methodological Centre for Development and Support of Educational and Socio-Economic Programmes and Projects. The contest is held with the direct support of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture, Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Russian Academy of Education, the ‘Russian Historical Society’ Association, Fund ‘History of the Fatherland’ and Russian Znanie Society. Contest nominations are supported by relevant partners of federal executive authorities, businesses and social organizations.

The 25th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will take place on 15–18 June 2022.

Registration for media representatives is open until 13 May 2022.