XIII round table "International cooperation for regional development" continues its traditional work on addressing current challenges, discussing and highlighting the goals of international regional development and strategic territorial planning, based on the experience of the near and far abroad, as well as on the leading Russian experience. This year the discussion will involve the views of the participants for the main short-, mid- and long term problems in theirs activities in three thematic rounds:
- Round one: cross-border cooperation issues
- Round two: development in the context of COVID-19
- Third round: cultural aspects of territorial / regional planning
Leading experts from Europe: Germany, Finland, Greece, Belgium, France, Switzerland - African countries and other countries will present their ideas and best practices in the context of the specific areas and the main topic of the round table in the social, cultural, environmental, economic fields. In addition, leading Russian experts will share their experience and results regarding the main themes of the session. The round table will also provide an opportunity to establish direct contacts and exchange experience of both foreign experts and the Russian authorities.

Organizers: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, St. Petersburg Committee for External Relations, ICSER Leontief Centre