XVI Eurasian Media Forum Officially Ended

The Eurasian Media Forum has officially ended. This year, more than 600 delegates from 42 countries attended the event. Foreign experts discussed both global and regional trends.

The panel session on ‘Crisis of Confidence. Global Power Balance’ featured one of the most prominent discussions on the last day of the forum.

President of Euroamerica Foundation, Benita Ferrero-Waldner said that they discussed international law and laws that should be changed or reformed.

“All these developments are aimed to improve the quality of life in America, Europe or elsewhere,” she said.

Experts believe that the time to end arguments and learn to negotiate has come and that Kazakhstan provides an outstanding example. 

According to Russian politician and journalist, Maksim Shevchenko, people and Government of Kazakhstan should continue with the multi-vector policy, which was established by the First President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev as a fundamental principle for the country.

The influence of the blogosphere on media is another exciting topic at the media forum. Over the past few years, social media personalities have taken over the jobs of journalists. Media experts talked about ethics and principles of bloggers. 

Russian TV Presenter, Tutta Larsen said that public has the opportunity to see the world through the keyhole and even to see through several cameras.

“This is a challenge to work with words and to write for a person who studied in good universities,” he said.

The participants of the event highlighted that the media forum has been relevant for 16 years.

The general partner of the media forum is Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund.

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