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The Youth G8 Summit will be held in St Petersburg

01.01.70

St Petersburg, April, 4, RIA Novosti. Maxim Nechiporenko.

This Tuesday the youth G8 summit “Forming Global Responsibility” will be held in the State complex “Palace of Congress” in Strelna, St Petersburg suburb.

The press-service of St Petersburg University informed RIA Novosti, that every one state of G8 will present at this summit a group of 8 students from leading universities.

The members of the delegations during one week will play roles of heads of states and ministers and discuss the problems of their “elder colleagues” summit agenda.

It is supposed to discuss the following issues: “Non-violence – a global concept of the world community development”, “Positive and negative aspects of the Orient democratization”, “The global demilitarization”, “Energy security”, “Extremism proliferation in youth midst”

The participants of the summit, which ends its work in April 9, will sigh a resulting Declaration, which will be passed to the delegates of G8 summit.

The youth summit is organized by the St Petersburg State University and the State complex “Palace of Congress” with the support of the Council of Federation of Russia, the government and legislative Council of St Petersburg, the Council of rectors of institutes of North-West of Russia.

During the same period of time, the similar Forum “St Petersburg’ international students model of G8” will be held in Mariinsky Palace in St Petersburg. This project is being implemented at the initiative of the “League of international youth diplomacy”.

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