On October 19, a regular meeting of the Council for Youth Affairs of the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States was held in Minsk.
The meeting was attended by representatives of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan.
During the event, 12 topics were discussed, including issues related to RTU MIREA as the basic organization of the CIS member states for working with youth.
Stanislav Alekseevich Kudzh, Rector of RTU MIREA, informed the participants about the organization of the International contest for the best emblem of the Year of the Volunteer Movement and the preparation of regulations for this competition, and also initiated a photo contest for the Year of the Volunteer Movement in the CIS, which was supported by the participating countries and included in the decisions of the council.
Also S.A. Kudzh spoke about the results of the first eSports tournament “Youth eSports Games of the Commonwealth” in 2023, which took place in October at the RTU MIREA eSports Center. The Council expressed gratitude to the University for organizing the tournament and asked to work on the issue of holding the Commonwealth Youth Esports Games on a regular basis.
In 2022, the Council supported the initiative of the Institute of Youth Policy and International Relations of RTU MIREA to develop a Glossary of terms and concepts in the field of youth policy. Also, the project to develop a glossary was supported at the 20th meeting of the Youth Interparliamentary Assembly of the CIS Member States.
Grigory Valeryevich Petushkov, Vice-Rector of RTU MIREA, spoke at a council meeting about how to unify and systematize the conceptual framework in the field of youth policy in the CIS. Upon the results of the meeting, it was decided to send a draft glossary to the countries concerned by November 25 for the preparation of comments and proposals.