Raiffeisen-Leasing’s representatives took part in the 5th Northern Dimension Forum.
On the 3d of April 2014 Andrey Donchenko (Head of Regional Branches) and Anna Korkunova (SPb Branch Director) participated in the Fifth Northern Dimension Forum, organized by the Northern Dimension Business Council and the Association of European Businesses in St. Petersburg.
This year’s Forum was devoted to important issues associated with increasing of future competitiveness of national economies within the Northern Dimension by using model of public-private partnership for development of regional infrastructure and vocational education.
Traditionally, special attention was paid to the regions of the North-Western Federal District of the Russian Federation and neighbouring European regions.
The Forum attracted more than 250 participants representing Russian and European key actors in the Northern Dimension area.
Key topics for the plenary sessions and round-table discussions included:
- Electric Power and Energy Saving.
- Ecology and Environmental Protection.
- Vocational Education and Training.
- Transport and Logistics.
- Health and Pharmaceuticals.
- Creative Industries.
Among its participants there were representatives from Russian and European ministries, agencies, regional administrations as well as national and foreign business circles and civil society.
Mrs. Korkunova and Mr. Donchenko took active part in the Forum’s working sessions.