XI Eurasian Media Forum Draws Praise as Leading East-West Platform
The 11th annual Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF), which took place on
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Welcoming some 600 delegates from 46 countries, the President of
The Forum itself had already made a unique contribution to international understanding and to Eurasian integration, through its open exchange of views involving the media. It was now one of the leading regional dialogue platforms, he said.
As in previous years, the delegates included prominent politicians, economists, businessmen and journalists. Close to 350 international mass media covered the event.
President Nazarbayev’s positive view of the Forum was echoed by many of the participants from East and West.
The XI Eurasian Media Forum included prominent speakers such as Iranian presidential candidate
The agenda comprised six sessions over two days. Experts devoted the first two sessions to instability issues in
The second day of the Forum was marked by incisive speeches by world A-list journalists. TV host of Russia Today Alexander Gurnov (
The chairperson of the EAMF’s organizing committee, Dr. Dariga Nazarbayeva, delivered the concluding speech at the closing ceremony of the XI Eurasian Media Forum. Expressing her gratitude to the participants and guests of the Forum, Dr. Nazarbayeva announced the date of the next Eurasian Media Forum, the 12(th), which is due to take place in Astana on the 24(th) and 25(th) of April, 2014.
Overall, organisers and participants of the XI Eurasian Media Forum said the conference was to be praised for its operational efficiency, its wide-ranging and sometimes heated discussions and its exchange of differing viewpoints on the topical problems under consideration.
SOURCE Eurasian Media Forum Organizing Committee