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PARTNER EVENT | 19th World Festival of Youth and Students

  • 14 Oct 2017
  • 12:00 PM
  • 22 Oct 2017
  • Sochi Olympic Park, Adler, Krasnodar Krai, Russia, 354340

CERBA is informing about the following partner event:

19th World Festival of Youth and Students

Keeping the best festival traditions alive while combining them with key current trends, Russia is once again to welcome with all its hospitality representatives of all continents!

WHEN: October 14-22, 2017 

WHERE: Olympic Park, Sochi, Russia

20 000 participants         5 000 volunteers           150 countries

The Festival will unite more than 20 000 young leaders from 150 countries. The platform is to bring together young leaders aged 18-35 to encompass the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by the United Nations. The festival aims to consolidate international youth community, strengthen international ties, as well as promote international and intercultural cooperation. One of the main goals of the upcoming Festival is shaping a common vision of the future by the young leaders from different countries, trying to articulate responses to the most pressing challenges of the generation.

The program of the 19th Festival involves various platforms, including panel discussions and open lectures on topical issues of youth policy and international relations, sports competitions, as well as a number of cultural and creative events. Tentatively, key issues of the event will be: «Culture and globalization», «Global economy», «Knowledge economy», «Public institutions’ development», «Politics and international security». Furthermore, each day of the Festival program will be dedicated to a particular region of the world, and its final chord will be the day of Russia.

The working languages of the Festival are the 6 official languages of the United Nations: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

To learn more about the Festival and the preparation process visit its official website:

To apply for participation in the World Festival of Youth and Students visit

Operator of the Festival: Roscongress Foundation

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