Russia and Scandinavia are more than just neighbours united by the geographic location, common history and, undoubtedly, common future. But what will this future be like?
It is up to us — the youth who represent the future generation of leaders of Russia and Scandinavia and will soon be responsible for the development of our bilateral relations.
Thinking this way, our team came up with an idea to organise the very first platform of such a kind that could provide young representatives of Russia and Scandinavia with a unique opportunity to communicate and share experience — Russian-Nordic Youth Forum «Northern Dialogue».
Several formats of interaction between the participants will be offered within the framework of «Northern Dialogue». As the Forum specifically targets young people, the main focus will be on representatives of the Russian and Nordic youth and their participation in the events and interactive sessions as well as on their personal communication with each other. At the same time, the Forum also aims to show students the full picture of Russia's bilateral relations with the countries of the region which is planned to be demonstrated via panel discussions where diplomatic representatives, political and public figures, entrepreneurs and leading experts in the field of Russian-Nordic relations will be also participating.
Thus, the format of the event can be presented as 2-level communication: