“Soft power” is one of the key factors of transformation in people’s lives.

Spiritual and moral values and traditions play an important role in the formation of national identity. Women are initiators and active participants in activities aimed at building a dialogue between generations, preserving historical memory, patriotic education of children, activities aimed at strengthening the foundation of Russia.

On the site of the All-Russian Women’s Forum, which took place on March 5 and 6 at the Russia exhibition in Moscow, a meeting of the International Discussion Club “Eurasian Association of Women Regional Leaders” was held. It is held under the auspices of the Northern Forum. Yugra is the presiding region of the International Organization of the Northern Regions “Northern Forum”. The coordinator of the club is the Governor of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra Natalia Komarova.

The moderator of the platform was the First Deputy Head of the General Secretariat of the Assembly of Peoples of Eurasia, Director of the ANO Eurasian Center for Project Initiatives, political scientist, coordinator of the International Competition “Leader of People’s Diplomacy” Natalia Zabolotskikh.

Alfiya Amirova, President of the International Women’s Union, and Nadezhda Fedorova, Executive Director of the International Women’s Union, took part in the work of the International Discussion Club “Eurasian Association of Women Regional Leaders”.

Alfiya Amirova acted as a speaker in the section “Presenting opportunities for project development at the federal and international levels.” and she told about our projects the International Photo contest “Mother and children in national costumes” and the International Festival of Handicrafts and Handicrafts “By the hands of a woman”

In particular, she noted:

“One of the goals of the projects is to preserve traditional family values, strengthen intra-family and intergenerational relations.

Implementation of measures   It is aimed at helping to preserve the national identity, cultures and traditions of the peoples of Russia and friendly foreign countries in the context of the increasing pace of globalization of society and is designed to demonstrate national flavor by expressing the diversity of their nation’s culture through handicrafts, crafts, decorative and applied arts, national costumes.

The photo contest corresponds to UNESCO’s priorities in the field of preservation of intangible cultural heritage and folk traditions, and the introduction of a new nomination “Lullaby in the native language” contributes to the preservation of linguistic diversity, which is especially important in the International Decade of Indigenous Languages (2022-2032).”

We addressed the participants of the discussion with a welcoming speech:

  • Komarova Natalia Vladimirovna, Governor of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra;
  • Lakhova Ekaterina Filippovna, Chairman of the All-Russian public and state organization “Union of Women of Russia”.The participants of the discussion exchanged experiences in the implementation of humanitarian, patriotic projects and initiatives for the development of public diplomacy.

Congratulating the women on the upcoming holiday, Natalia Komarova noted: “I wish you to always smile and make all those around you smile – children and adults, regardless of religion, gender and nationality. Congratulations on the upcoming International Women’s Day. Our “soft power” is one of the key factors of transformation in people’s lives,” the governor said.

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