In Pyatigorsk begins the political science forum «Russian Caucasus»

© RIA Novosti / Denis Abramovici in fotobounce the city of Pyatigorsk from the slope of mount Mashuk. Archival photoIn Pyatigorsk begins the political science forum «Russian Caucasus»© RIA Novosti / Denis Abramovica the image Bank

Sixth international political science forum «Russian Caucasus» starts in Pyatigorsk, in two days it will bring together over 350 experts, including historians, specialists in the sphere of interethnic and interfaith relations, social, religious, and scientific figures, representatives of foreign countries, the organizers report.

«The participants will discuss problems of formation of Russian civil identity, strengthening the unity of Russia, to seek solutions to the pressing economic, legal, social, managerial and other problems of the Russian Caucasus, and also to consider the strategy of sustainable development of regions, to analyze the past, present and predict the future of the North Caucasus», — stated in the message.

The forum will be held in four thematic areas: «the Formation of Russian civil identity in the North Caucasus region, Development of recreational resources of the North-Caucasian region», «Socio-economic development of the North Caucasus region and its influence on strengthening of interethnic and interreligious unity of Russia», «mass media as a factor of harmonization of interethnic relations».

Also the forum will host the political science school «Kaspiy» — an annual platform for young professionals, designed to popularize science and to promote the development of future generations of experts. It will be attended by over 150 students of higher educational institutions of the North Caucasus Federal district.

The forum is traditionally organized by the Federal Agency for the Affairs of nationalities noted in the release.

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