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Eurasian Women's Forum started in St. Petersburg

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Eurasian Women's Forum started in St. Petersburg


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The Eurasian Women's Forum started on Wednesday, October 13, TASS reports. Almost 500 people have arrived in St. Petersburg to take part in it. They represent 110 countries from all over the world. Representatives of about 25 international organizations and prominet figures of the international women's movement are also taking part in the forum.

This year, the main theme of the forum is the global mission of women in a new reality. The head of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko opened the plenary session. According to her, the forum ''is not a one-time event which takes place once every three years. This is constant systematic work focused on addressing challenges within the country and development of women’s agenda.''

The forum program includes a gala concert featuring soloists of the Mariinsky Theater, world stage star Khibla Gerzmava, violinist Koji Morishita, pianist Denis Matsuev.

Forum is going to last for three days, it is taking place both online and offline. 

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