Nicolas Sarkozy and Vladimir Mau will meet in an open dialogue

One of the most interesting events during the second day of the 11th Gaidar Forum held at the Russian Presidential Academy will be an open dialogue Global Agenda: Challenges, Opportunities, Risks. RANEPA Rector Vladimir Mau and former French President Nicolas Sarkozy (2007-2012) will discuss the probability of a new economic crisis in the coming decade at 10:00 am on January 16.

What is the current political concept of Europe – from the Atlantic to the Urals? Or even from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific?

Nicolas Sarkozy and Vladimir Mau will discuss the prospects and risks for the European Union in the near future, the political and socioeconomic consequences of digitalization at the global level, and the key trends and challenges of the new decade for the world and for Europe.


The Gaidar Forum is held at the Presidential Academy under the auspices of the Government of the Russian Federation. Over 11 years, it has become one of the most respected expert platforms that traditionally determine the vector for public and academic discussion.

11th Gaidar Forum Organizers:

The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA);
The Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (Gaidar Institute);
The Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR).

Forum partners:

General partners: Gazprom, Gazprombank. Strategic partners: Coca-Cola, Mastercard, Russian Railways, Pharmstandard group, Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi, Novartis Group, MSD, ACIG Group, EF Education First. Partners: Prosveshcheniye Group, EY, Huawei, RVC, Russian Agricultural Bank.

General information partners: Rossiya 24 TV Chanel, TASS, RBC, Business FM; strategic information partners: Kommersant Publishing House, Interfax, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Invest Foresight online business magazine, RIA FederalPress; main information partners: Anews.com, Gazeta.ru, Lenta.ru, News.ru, Profile; international partners: RT, Thomson Reuters, Sputnik, EFE, Cision, Pan Pacific Agency; information partners: Snob media project, PRIME economic news agency, RNS, Expert magazine, Parlamentskaya Gazeta, Polit.ru, Radio Ekho Moskvy, PRO Business TV channel, FINAM.RU agency, Davydov.Index, Strategia magazine, Ekonomika i Zhizn newspaper, ECONS.ONLINE website, Gosudarstvennaya Sluzhba magazine, TV BRICS.