On January 21, Federal Agency for Youth Affairs of Russia (Rosmolodezh) held a meeting with public organizations engaged in international activities in the field of youth cooperation.

The interests of the BRICS YEA were presented by by the Deputy Director of the Department of Project Management and Support of the Ministry of Energy of Russia Olga Yudina, Assistant Chairman of the BRICS Youth Energy Agency Arseniy Kirgizov-Barskii.

Particular attention was paid to the activities of organizations within the BRICS and SCO Chairmanship of the Russian Federation in 2020. The Rosmolodezh leadership presented a draft Concept of International Youth Cooperation for the Russian Chairmanship in BRICS in 2020. The concept includes the III BRICS YEA Summit, as well as the agency’s initiative to introduce an energy agenda into the discussions on the sidelines of the VI BRICS Youth Summit in Ulyanovsk.

At the end of the event, A. Kirgizov-Barskii highlighted the BRICS YEA plans for 2020 and thanked the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh) for supporting the organization’s activities and fruitful cooperation in 2019.