On April 2, participants of the International Youth Forum on Public Diplomacy "InterYes" from 9 countries arrived in the Ulyanovsk. Guests were greeted with traditional bread and salt and had a sightseeing tour of the Volga River embankment. Official opening of the forum will take place on April 3 and the forum will last till April 8.
The Forum is aimed at uniting the leaders of youth non-profit organizations from Russia and 9 foreign countries, engaged in public diplomacy in their territories, into an initiative community aimed at expanding dialogue with each other.
The Forum will become a common space for discussing of the public diplomacy development issues in the world, finding solutions and establishing cooperation among youth leaders from 10 countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, Switzerland, Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey and Egypt).
The Forum is organized by the Project Office of International Youth Cooperation “Russia-BRICS” together with the foundation "Ulyanovsk – Capital of Culture" with the support of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs "Rosmolodezh" and the Aleksandr Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund