Vth Forum of Creative, Cultural and Scientific Intellectuals of the CIS countries


The main objective of the annual Forum of Creative, Cultural and Scientific Intellectuals of the CIS countries is to foster the dialogue of society on the most crucial and popular problems of the society of humanities, the beginning of which has been stated at the Moscow (2006) and Astana (2007) Forums of the CIS Intellectuals. The Forum deals with the following topics and sections of discussion:

1) Science and Education: Intercultural dialogue through education and the role of humanities; achievements and joint elaborations of researchers.

2) Support of the young generation of the CIS countries: Dialogue of youth about tolerance and mechanisms of socio-cultural interaction in the civil society.

3) Cultural heritage (archive, libraries, museums, architectural sites): Cultural diversity – joint legacy of the CIS peoples.

4) Literature and publishing: Literature as a link in intercultural dialogue.

5) Theatre, cinema, music, circus arts: Polyphony of difference in the symphony of commonness.

6) Fine arts, architecture, design: Image and color, space and shape – the universal language of the cultural dialogue.

7) Mass media: Informational dimension of intercultural dialogue in the CIS countries; synchronization of the transit to the digital broadcasting as a condition of preservation of common informational space of the CIS countries.

The Forum is to contribute to preservation and development of intercultural dialogue as an effective mean of resistance to xenophobia and extremism; it promotes the strengthening of culture, peace, mutual understanding and approach of the CIS peoples. In accordance with the event’ strategy, the intercultural dialogue is considered to be one of the bases of development of international relations, and it is necessary for education and instruction of the younger generation in terms of humanism, on the base of high cultural, esthetical and moral standards. Creation of a list of objects of tangible and intangible cultural heritage of the CIS countries is one of the priority areas of the intercultural cooperation between the CIS countries.

Niveau d’intervention géographique

  • International


  • Construire un cadre de valeurs communes
  • Favoriser le dialogue au service du développement durable

Pays bénéficiaire (s) / Groupes cibles

  • Youth
  • cultural and science professionals

Nom de l’organisation / Entité responsable principale

Intergovernmental Foundation for Educational, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation (IFESCCO)

Russie, Fédération De
14/10/2010 - 15/10/2010