The International Competition "Leader of People's Diplomacy" has started

19/08/2022 13:22

In 2022 for the first time the Assembly of the Peoples of Russia supported by the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly holds the International Competition "LEADER OF PEOPLE'S DIPLOMACY". Applications acceptance started on August 1, 2022.

The competition is held to develop the positive potential of partnership and cooperation; creation of a system to support direct contacts between wide circles of civil society, exchange of best practices in the field of public diplomacy, contributing to the strengthening of trust, friendship and cooperation between peoples.

Citizens of the Russian Federation, their compatriots living abroad, foreign citizens - representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Internet communities implementing projects in the field of public diplomacy, whose activities do not contradict Russian law, at the age of 18 can take part in the competition, having experience in implementing projects in the field of public diplomacy as a leader for at least two years. Leaders of NGOs implementing projects in the field of public diplomacy should not be state and municipal employees.

Until September 30, the competition website is accepting competitive materials (filled in on the website: http://народнаядипломатия.рф/o-nas/registratsiya; http://народнаядипломатия.рф/o-nas/#rasp), in parallel, expert evaluation of competitive materials.

October 1 - 10, an educational intensive will be held for all participants of the competition in an online format.

100 contestants will pass to the semi-finals of the competition and on October 17-31, an online workshop will be held for them (performing practical tasks, solving practical cases).

Only 30 people will reach the final, of which the winners, the leaders of people's diplomacy, will be determined. The final will be held as part of the International Forum in Perm in offline and online format.

The competition commission is already accepting materials in the following areas:

  • Cultural diplomacy;
  • Business diplomacy;
  • Scientific diplomacy;
  • Digital diplomacy;
  • Tourism diplomacy;
  • Sports diplomacy;
  • historical memory;
  • Volunteering/volunteering;
  • gastronomic diplomacy;

and others.

The winners of the competition are awarded with gold badges with the symbols of the competition; winners - silver and bronze badges with the symbols of the competition. The winners and prize-winners are awarded diplomas of the competition, letters of thanks from the organizers and partners, as well as valuable prizes from the sponsors of the competition.

The materials of the best practices of the winners and prize-winners of the competition will be posted on the website of the Assembly of Peoples of Russia and on the website of the competition: http://народнаядипломатия.рф and

The organizers of the competition are the All-Russian public organization "Assembly of the Peoples of Russia" and the Administration of the Governor of the Perm Territory.

The competition is supported by:

  • Presidential Grants Fund;
  • Council under the President of the Russian Federation for Interethnic Relations;
  • State Duma Committee on Issues of Nationalities of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation;
  • Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation;
  • Federal Agency for Nationalities Affairs;
  • Commission of the Civic Chamber for the Harmonization of Interethnic and Interreligious Relations of the Russian Federation
  • International Union of Non-Governmental Organizations "Assembly of the Peoples of Eurasia".

Competition Partners:

  • Non-governmental non-profit organization "Center for Public Diplomacy of the SCO in Uzbekistan" (Republic of Uzbekistan);
  • Association of legal entities "Civil Alliance of Kazakhstan" (Republic of Kazakhstan);
  • Azerbaijan National NGO Forum (Republic of Azerbaijan);
  • Assembly of the People of Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz Republic);
  • Public organization "Forum "BULGARIA-RUSSIA"" (Republic of Bulgaria);
  • All-Russian public movement "Co-creation of peoples for the sake of life" (Senezh forum)";
  • ANO "Resource Center in the field of national relations".

Information partners of the contest:

  • Media holding "Regions of Russia";
  • Guild of Interethnic Journalism;
  • International Association of Bloggers (Federal Republic of Germany);
  • International online analytical agency "" (Republic of Azerbaijan);
  • Union of Journalists of Bulgaria (Republic of Bulgaria).

Contacts of the organizing committee of the competition:

tel. +7 985-711-3041, +7 910-438-9956;

Competition website: http://народнаядипломатия.рф

Media contacts: tel. +7-903-103-9170,