Daniyar Turusbekov, "The EAEU has a safety margin and is able to respond to crises effectively"

This was stated by Daniyar Turusbekov, Director of the Organizational Support and Protocol Department​ and Chairman of the Youth Council at the Eurasian Economic Commission during the discussion "Integration associations: Globalization or Fragmentation of the World Order?" The event was held on August 28 in Kazan as part of the Fifth Global Forum of Young Diplomats organized by the Council of Young Diplomats (CYD) of the Russian Foreign Ministry. The forum is attended by more than 100 diplomats, representatives of international organizations and experts from 50 countries.

Daniyar Turusbekov thanked Konstantin Kolpakov, Chairman of the CYD, for his invitation and noted longstanding efficient cooperation of the two youth associations.

"The EAEU responds to challenges quickly and efficiently, which is demonstrated by various economic indicators. The role of diplomacy is increasing, which is associated with the need to enhance the activities of the Eurasian Economic Union countries at the external boundaries, to diversify international contacts and to find new trade partners. These days are marked by intensified cooperation with the Middle East, South-East Asia, Africa and Latin America, as well as a number of integration associations (SCO, ASEAN, CIS). In this regard, longstanding efficient cooperation between the Youth Council at the Eurasian Economic Commission and the Council of Young Diplomats of the Russian Foreign Ministry is acquiring particular importance and relevance, " pointed out Daniyar Turusbekov.

Daniyar Turusbekov also added that the Commission actively immersed young people in the functioning of Eurasian economic integration. Indeed, on August 25–26 this year Cholpon-Ata (the Kyrgyz Republic) hosted the CIS and the EAEU Youth Forum held on the initiative of Sadyr Zhaparov, Chairman of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council and President of the Kyrgyz Republic. The key event was the business breakfast meeting between young professionals and Deputy Heads of Government of the EAEU countries, Chairman of the EEC Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee — CIS Executive Secretary. Daniyar Turusbekov noted special increasing interest to Eurasian integration among young professionals from the Union countries and expressed his hope for permanent presence of the Eurasian component on international youth platforms.

The discussion included speeches by Sergei Glazyev, EEC Minister in charge of Integration and Macroeconomics and Academician of the RAS; Yaroslav Lisovolik, Valdai Discussion Club Program Director; and other international experts.