The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation in association with the National Training Foundation (NTF) held a workshop on the topic of Education and Sustainable development. APEC Growth Strategy on December 10, 2010

Developing cooperation on education, research and innovations between APEC economies is an important driver of the strong, sustainable and balanced growth as stated by the leaders in the APEC Strategy adopted at last APEC Summit in Yokohama, November 14, 2010.

The aim of the workshop was to elaborate recommendations on developing cooperation in education between APEC economies. The workshop sought to discuss the following themes:

        Education as a driver of a strong, sustainable and balanced growth:

o       Russia in APEC. Multilateral cooperation opportunities for innovative growth;

o       The APEC Growth Strategy. New challenges in education;

o       The APEC: Agenda 2011.

        Russias contribution to developing cooperation on education in APEC economies:

o       Trends in cooperation on education, research and innovations between APEC economies;

o       The Far East Federal University development programme. 

Place: Swissotel Krasnye Holmi, 52/ bld.6, Kosmodamianskaya Nab., Moscow, Russia

Date: 10 December 2010, 10.30-14.30