On October 4-5, 2022 Svetlogorsk (Kaliningrad Region) hosts "Frontiers of the Union State" Forum on security and cooperation between Russia and Belarus. The Forum is attended by IMEMO President Academician Alexander Dynkin, IMEMO Director Feodor Voitolovsky, Head of IMEMO Center for post-Soviet Studies Eduard Solovyov and Head of IMEMO Department of science and innovation Ivan Danilin.
At the opening of the Forum, Alexander Dynkin made a welcoming speech to the participants. Àlexander Dynkin proposed to consider the creation of a permanent forum in Kaliningrad, following the example of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, with the conventional name "Baltic Platform". Such a forum could demonstrate opportunities and prospects for åðó development of the Northwestern Federal District and, first and foremost, the Kaliningrad Region.
At the first plenary discussion "The Union State in the Transformation of the World Order: Risks and Opportunities" IMEMO President Academician Alexander Dynkin made a report "Transformation of the World Order".
Feodor Voitolovsky, IMEMO Director, will take part in the Roundtable of the Kaliningrad Region Government "Kaliningrad Region in Modern Geopolitical Realities."
During the Forum experts will also discuss risks and new opportunities of Russia and Belarus, the problems of economic development under the sanction "storm", issues of energy independence and cooperation in the sphere of fuel and energy complex, food security and cooperation in the field of agro-industrial complex, challenges of scientific and technological development and how the joint Russian-Belarusian potential can overcome them as well as development of entrepreneurship in the Union State.