International Venue of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly at the Festival of Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurial Culture

29/09/2023 14:49

On September 23-24, the annual Festival of Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurial Culture took place in Moscow. This year the festival celebrated its first anniversary and reached a new level - the festival was held with international participation.

The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly organized and held a venue at school No. 1000 in Moscow, where international partners and representatives of the Assembly acted as experts.

During communication with experts, festival guests got acquainted with the vision of the modern image of an entrepreneur in different countries, peculiarities in approaches to doing business, were able to ask questions to experts, and also enlist support for their future projects.

A lively discussion revolved around the issue of the personality of the entrepreneur, his professional and human qualities.

Stanislav Korolev, Deputy Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, Director of the SCO National Center for Public Diplomacy in Russia, especially noted that it is important to never stop believing in yourself and never give up.

“I really hope that someday powerful Russian entrepreneurs will appear in the vastness of Eurasia; they will unite the peoples living together on this vast territory by new projects, research and discoveries and build a system of trust that will allow us to build a family called Greater Eurasia in the future.” “- said the expert and wished him success in his endeavors.

Natalia Zabolotskikh, Deputy Head of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly, shared her own experience in running business projects:

“First of all, you need to love your job. Without glowing eyes, it is impossible to build a company and unite people around you. It is important to pay attention to details, work hard and not split your attention. A result is there where there is attention. Also, the important points are motivation, goal setting and control.”

The festival venues teach people to make financially smart decisions and help increase the sustainability of family budgets.

Today, the most popular issues are investment literacy and ensuring one’s own financial security by increasing cyber literacy. It was these topics that received increased attention at the festival.

Serge Phocas, Head of the Department for Work with African Countries of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, Chairman of the Business Club “Africa Calling!” told the forum guests about his experience of building a business in Russia and African countries. He shared practical advice on financial literacy in an accessible form.

“When I started doing business, I lost a lot of money because I had no experience; I didn't know the right thing to do in this or that given situation. If this had been explained and taught in schools or universities earlier, there would have been fewer mistakes made,” - the expert said.

Khalil Louati, Technical Director of Telnet Holding (Tunisia), held a question-and-answer meeting with high school students and spoke about entrepreneurship and the Space. At the end of the meeting he offered the children to take part in the competition for the purchase of satellite platforms within the framework of the Space-π project of the "Planet Watch" program. The winners will send their own spacecraft into orbit, the schoolchildren and students will jointly create the satellite and process the data received from it.

The Assembly experts left memorable notes in the School's book of honor in four languages: Russian, English, French and Arabic.

The Festival venues were visited by 174 thousand people.