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The conference will bring together speakers, experts and journalists competent in the context of intelligential counteraction of extremism in social networks. Globally renowned scientists, leaders of the Russian Muslim clergy and politicians together with representatives of the media will gain insight on the topic of the anti-propaganda of extremism and terrorism infrom the Internet. Working languages of the Conference: Tatar, Russian, English, Arabic.Moderators:
The unique discussion platform for acting young staff of foreign ministers, with the participation of well-known public and political figures, diplomats, representatives of the authorities. The event is based on the principle of network diplomacy.The goal of using the concept of “network” within the framework of Summit is formation and development of close interpersonal contacts among young diplomats, experts on the sphere of international relations, representatives of the elites of the participating countries on the basis of equal, informal and creative communication, strengthening of mutually beneficial cooperation in the strategic perspective the establishment on this foundation of an atmosphere of understanding, trust and community of interests.Moderator: Konstantin Kolpakov, Сhairman of the board of young diplomats, MFA of Russia.
During the last decades, it has been marked demand growth for Halal goods and services. In particular, in the Russian Federation, the interest to this segment of the market has also grown due to the high quality goods and services. Increasing demand for products also stipulates the importance of strict control over both the production process of Halal goods as well as the market.
The Forum programme is aimed at discovery of and support for the most interesting start-up projects by the young entrepreneurs from the OIC member-countries. from 30 Islamic countries and Russian business community representatives who have passed the competitive selection at the website www.oicyouthforum.tatar. The format of a hackathon enables the young entrepreneurs and developers with different background to work together on the problems to solve. At the end of the hackathon the 15 best start-up creators get the opportunity to present their projects during the investment session of the KazanSummit.Speakers:
Over the past few years, the significant interest in Islamic finance, including regulation, has been gaining momentum in Russia and the CIS. The CIS countries have great potential for the development of the Islamic finance industry. The leading regions continue to seek great strides in attracting foreign investors and developing banking that conforms to the principles of Islamic finance, continuously working to strengthen the legal framework. The wide attention of the world market to this industry is conditioned by the desire of investors to diversify their activities and enter new markets. What tools for the development of Islamic financing mechanisms should be used to ensure equal conditions for the functioning of Islamic and traditional financial instruments?Moderator: Iskander Iskhakov, Director of the Russian center of Islamic economy and finance.
In recent decades there has been growing demand for Halal goods and services. In Russia, interest in this segment of the market has also grown due to the high quality of products and services. Growing demand for goods also stipulates the importance of strict control over both the production process of Halal goods and the sales market. The conference will allow to discuss important aspects of the development of Halal goods and services, the possibility of developing medical tourism in accordance with Halal standards, as a new direction of this industry; role and impact of information technology on the Halal sector, the features of certification and international standards. The format of the discussion will attract international experts, representatives of financial institutions, business and investment companies. Participants will form an understanding the practical application of Halal standards.Moderators:
In increasingly globalized world, communication with representatives of diverse cultures, nationalities and religions becomes an important component of politics and economy. However, the lack of knowledge of cultural and confessional features often leads to misunderstanding, intolerance, and conflicts. While intercultural competence is an indispensable tool for the successful and effective interaction of different cultures. In Russia, as well as in the Arab world, interest in intercultural communication and its practical application is just beginning to awaken. Courses, seminars and trainings aimed at increasing cross-cultural competence have long become an integral part of both political literacy and the business process in Western countries. The current situation changes the requirements for specialists engaged in international activities, whose professionalism depends on the mastery of the intercultural communication skills to a great extent.
The Forum programme is aimed at discovery of and support for the most interesting start-up projects by the young entrepreneurs from the OIC member-countries. 18 to 35 from 30 Islamic countries and Russian business community representatives who have passed the competitive selection at the website www.oicyouthforum.tatar. The format of a hackathon enables the young entrepreneurs and developers with different background to work together on the problems to solve. At the end of the hackathon the 15 best start-up creators get the opportunity to present their projects during the investment session of the KazanSummit.
In recent decades, there has been a demand growth for Halal products and services. In particular, in the Russian Federation, interest in this market segment has also grown due to the highly provided quality of products and services.
The demand growth for products also stipulates the importance of strict control over both the production process of Halal products and the sales market. The conference will allow to discuss important aspects of the development of Halal goods and services, the possibility of developing medical tourism in accordance with Halal standards, as a new direction of this industry; Role and impact of information technology on the "Halal" sector, the features of certification and international standards. The format of the discussion will attract international experts, representatives of financial institutions, business and investment companies to the discussion. Participants will form an understanding of the practical application of Halal standards.Moderators:
Crowdfunding has rapidly become a popular way to start an interesting project. More and more enterprises, start-ups in particular, appeal to this kind of funding to make their ideas come true, and the countries of Islamic word are not an exception. Moreover, the idea of “conscience economics” gets a substantial boost in OIC member countries, as it is deeply supported by real grassroot initiative. What are the motives of islamic and capitalistic financial systems representatives, since they have different guidelines to follow? What valuable experience and stimulation mechanisms can we derive? What do we want the economy future to become and what can we do in order to make the conscience rule upon the economic process and not the other way round?Moderator: Anton Burilichev, Manager on cooperation with public authorities, Planeta.ru.
The implementation of mechanisms and instruments of Islamic finance and banking is impossible without knowledge of the Islamic financial performance features and the civil-legal foundation forms of investment activity. What are the advantages of the Islamic banking system, and what difficulties can a banker and a depositor face? What are the laws and regulations that underlie the Islamic banking system? How are they regulated by national legislation and normative legal acts?Moderator: Ilsur Salikhov, Associate professor of civil law, Kazan Federal university.
Banking sector in a context of volatility and turbulence of international relations has to adjust to the new market conjuncture. Being a rapidly growing segment of finance market, nowadays partnership finances are attractive to the whole word and to Russia as the key stakeholder. However, under the current legislation islamic banking cannot fully develop. What changes the traditional Russian banking system is to come? What difficulties can arise in the way for the introduction of islamic banking? What are the conditions and the possibilities the Russian side have to offer for the islamic business now?Moderators:
PLENARY SESSION “STRENGTH LIES IN COOPERATION. PARTNERSHIP FINANCES AS RUSSIA AND OIC MEMBER COUNTRIES COOPERATION POTENTIAL IN THE CONTEXT OF THE TURBULENT INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS”
Today the international community is in front of the question of further development and definition of the main vectors of the global economy. Accelerating the pace of economic, technological and management changes save chances for development and success only for quickly adaptable economies, which are able to respond quickly to the challenges, implement innovative technologies, and reorient in a changing global environment. Now these are the objectives sets itself by the Russian economy, which causes the search of perspective partners and potential investments.
One of the key directions of the foreign policy of the Russian Federation is to build long-term and multilateral relations with the countries of the Islamic world in the political, economic and humanitarian spheres. OIC countries are opening new opportunities for Russia, for investment development in the commercial and industrial sector. Therefore, the study and implementation of the foundations of Islamic finance is a special interest.
In turn, new opportunities for growth and establish long-term business relationship with Russian partners appears in front of the Islamic countries, new markets and projects for the implementation of the Islamic financial system opens up.
Moderator: Ashruff Jamall, Partner of PwC, Global Islamic finance.Speakers:
MISHAL KANOO KEYNOTE SPEECH "MULTICULTURAL COOPERATION"
In the context of modern multicultural society, there was an urgent need to maintain equilibrium and prevent manifestations of ultra nationalism. Multicultural cooperation is the only way for stable development. The absolute majority of the world are multi-confessional countries where representatives of different nationalities live. Therefore, humanitarian cooperation, mutual understanding between representatives of different ethnic groups is an important aspect for each country, for interethnic harmony, and for cooperation in general.
Speaker: Mishal Hamed Kanoo, Chairman of The Kanoo Group.
The key growth driver is the youth. Islamic countries and the Russian Federation are trying to develop the the rising generation by giving back to them as in our future. During the Summit the number of events such as Summer international youth camp, 3rd OIC member-countries youth entrepreneurs Kazan Forum, OIC Youth forum government meeting, OIC member-countries youth entrepreneurs association Council and Social entrepreneurship International OIC youth award will take place. 30 Islamic countries and Russian business community representatives will be the participants of the Forum. The 15 best start-up creators will get the opportunity to present their projects in order to find investors and get some practical recommendations.Speakers:
As Islamic finance continues to expand and strengthen its position, internationalization and the amplification of global linkages are seen as increasingly important issues. The CIS region, in which the development of Islamic finance is quite active, is seen as a potential market for investors' search, as well as for the needs of their own market. This InFocus session, led by the General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI) will bring together an international panel of distinguished Islamic finance industry stakeholders to discuss emerging opportunities, prospects and challenges for Islamic finance institution in the region.
Moderator: Abdelilah Belatik, Secretary general of the General council of Islamic banks and financial institutions (CIBAFI).Speakers:
The development of the national economy cannot be imagined without foreign economic relations. The highest rates of economic development are typical for those countries where foreign trade expands rapidly, especially exports. The carrying-out of the international economic and regional connections is critical for the right functioning of the industry and economic development. The export topic is complex but relevant issue nowadays and means big risk. How can one become a leader in the big export role-playing game?Moderator: Ekaterina Dyachenko, CEO, B2B Export.
The question of need of preservation and recruitment of biodiversity is urgent not only in Russia, but also in other countries. The number of some animal species and birds on the planet has been reduced, so that they are under the threat of total extinction. One of the rare and endangered feline animal species is a snow leopard. How we can repopulate and increase the snow leopards population? The participation in the session will enable to discuss the problem of snow leopards population revival.Speakers:
The unique discussion platform for young employees acting foreign ministers, with the participation of well-known public and political figures, diplomats, representatives of the authorities. The event is based on the principle of network diplomacy. The term "network" should be viewed as equal elements of the relationship, to build horizontally. The concept of "networks" is actively integrated into the theory and practice of contemporary international relations.
The purpose of the concept of "network diplomacy" can be defined as the formation and development of close interpersonal contacts among the young diplomats and experts in international affairs, and representatives of member countries of the elites on the basis of equal, non-formal and creative communication. As a result — the establishment on this basis of understanding the atmosphere of trust and common interests, as well as the strengthening of mutually beneficial cooperation in the long term.Moderator: Konstantin Kolpakov, Chairman of the board of young diplomats, MFA of Russia.
“RUSSIAN FALCON BREEDING TRADITIONS REVIVAL”
The history of falconry has roots stretching back into antiquity. The traditions of falcon breeding are famous in many countries, including Russia and the countries of Middle East. That is why falconry was included in UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists in 2016. In order to save ancient traditions and prevent poaching the cooperation of states is needed. How to preserve the heritage of the past? What is needed for falconry revival?Speakers:
The meeting will be held with the assistance of the Russian Federation Embassy in the Republic of Tunisia, the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. Tunisian delegation will be headed by His Excellency Mr. MA Сhihi, Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia in the Russian Federation. The delegation will compose of representatives of tunisian companies.
Entrepreneur business long ago stopped being associated only with profit-making. In contemporary world, businessman is a strategist and has to focus on socially important problems of modern society. Which conditions can be created today to force the social entrepreneurship? What is the role of government in this process?Moderator: Galina Izotova, Member of the General council, Chairman of the committee on financial services of the All-Russian public organization "Delovaya Rossiya".
Cultural program including a demonstration of handicrafts, Muslim commodities and Islamic literature.