Francois Fillon on «Big Politics» at Second Stolypin Forum

Francois Fillon on «Big Politics» at Second Stolypin Forum

23 May 2019

May 23rd, during the Second Stolypinsky Forum, a panel session on «Business and the Big Politics» took place with the participation of a guest of honour, the former French Prime Minister (2007–2012), Francois Fillon.

The participants spoke about the current trends in world politics and how they influence national and transnational business. The speakers exchanged views on a number of topics including issues linked to migration, trade wars, globalism and anti-globalization, the digital transformation countries are undergoing, and the possibility that business could help to foster stability in the world arena.

Among those attending the session were: Israel Knesset member Oded Forer, the member of the Croatian Sabor Ivan Lovrinovic, the Head of the law firm Khalek Awang & Associates Khalek bin Awang, a Managing Partner at Barnes International and member of the European People’s Party Guillaume de Villiers, the President of Confindustria Russia Ernesto Ferlenghi, the Deputy of the National Assembly of Turkey Ogan Sinan, the Member of the Parliament of Mongolia Tsend Munkh-Orgil, the President and CEO of the US-Russia Business Council Daniel Russell, the Head of the Canadian Eurasian Russian Business Association Nathan Hunt, the Head of public diplomacy at the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, the Member of the Likud-National-Liberal Movement Ariel Bolstein, the Executive Director of the Russian-British Chamber of Commerce Alf Torentz, the Director General of the European Business Association Frank Schauff, the President of Navon Consulting and Communications, Hugo Eriksen, the Vice-President of the Association of Italian Entrepreneurs in Russia Vittorio Torrembini, the President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia Alexis Rodzianko and the President of the Union of Chinese Entrepreneurs in Russia Zhou Liqun.

The discussion was moderated by the Deputy General Director of the TV channel «Russia» for special information projects, Sergey Brilev.

— See the MGIMO web-site for russian version