MINSK, 16 April (BelTA) - The 15th edition of the CIS Forum of Creative and Scientific Intellectuals will be held in Tashkent in November 2021. This proposal was approved at a joint web-based meeting of the CIS Humanitarian Cooperation Council and the Board of the Interstate Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation (IFHC) on 16 April, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
The meeting was attended by representatives of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, the CIS Executive Committee, the IFHC Executive Directorate, the Association of Book Distributors of Independent States, and the Zvyazda publishing house of Belarus.
The participants of the meeting discussed the status of the resolutions adopted by the CIS Humanitarian Cooperation Council and the Board of the Interstate Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation, the IFHC's project activities in 2020, the schedule of events (projects) with the support of the IFHC in 2021 and also the institution of the interstate award “Commonwealth Stars” and the international award "Commonwealth Debuts."
The council and board approved the draft regulation on the international association (commission) of historians and archivists of the CIS member states and took note of the materials on the problems of interstate book exchange prepared by the Association of Book Distributors of Independent States. The decision was made to discuss this topic at one of the discussion platforms of the forum.
The council and the board decided to continue harmonizing the draft provision on the interstate humanitarian website "Consonance: Literature and Journalism of the CIS Countries."
The CIS Executive Committee informed the participants of the meeting about the internet project "The Road of Memory" initiated by Russia ahead of the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War.
The next joint meeting of the CIS Humanitarian Cooperation Council and the board of the Interstate Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation is scheduled to take place in July 2021.