14th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club. Creative Destruction: Will a New World Order Emerge from the Current Conflicts?

16.10.2017 - 19.10.2017 Sochi
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Vladimir Putin Meets with Members of the Valdai Discussion Club. Transcript of…
19.10.2017
Vladimir Putin took part in the final session of the Valdai Discussion Club’s 14th Annual Meeting, which this year took the theme The World of the Future: Moving Through Conflict to Cooperation.

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Glocalization: When Globalization Goes Local
18.11.2017
Complexity and diversity make the world more stable. A global world with identical political, economic, and any other elements could have more, not less conflict. Globality is getting localized, and

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Future Conflicts: Not Just Geopolitics
08.11.2017
The neo-globalization values ​​of the right to development and to equal development, which have not yet been articulated, run counter to the values ​​of sovereignty and the politically incorrect task

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Oleg Barabanov

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Law, Power and the Power of Precedent in International Relations
07.11.2017
Current discussions, including the recent annual session of the Valdai Club in Sochi and its aftermath, have drawn attention to international law and particularly to two crucial questions: can

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Rein Müllerson

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Looking Beyond the Horizon. Vladimir Putin Meets with Participants of the Valdai…
20.10.2017
The most expected event of the last day of the XIV Annual meeting of the Valdai Club was undoubtedly the meeting with the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. The traditional session

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Session 5. The Conflict Between Progress and Humanism
19.10.2017
On October 19, the fifth session of the 14th Annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club was held, dedicated to the conflict between progress and humanism. The relevance of this topic is tied to the

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The Importance to Be Prepared for the Future. Day 3
19.10.2017
Is it possible to look into the future and be ready for it? Who will be the winner from the eternal confrontation man and nature? How will the globalization process end? On October 18, 2017, the

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Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO): Bridging the…
19.10.2017
Progress has always been a double edged sword. Nuclear technology is a clear example: it has the ability to harness nuclear power but also to develop nuclear weapons. This is a problem that has

Expert: 
Lassina Zerbo

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Special Session. Future Preparedness Index
19.10.2017
On October 18, 2014, within the framework of the 14th Annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club, a special session was held, devoted to the results of the Future Preparedness Index,

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Session 4. The Conflict Between Universalism and Self-Identity
18.10.2017
The fourth session of the Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club was devoted to the issues of universalism and self-identity. Participants discussed the processes of globalization that began

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In Search of New Rules for a Post-Global World
18.10.2017
Wolfgang Schüssel, Austrian Chancellor in 2000-2007, explains why there is a growing opposition to globalisation and universalism in today’s world and how we handle it.

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Session 3. The Conflict Between Man and Nature
18.10.2017
On October 18, the Programme of the 14th Annual meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club began with the third session, titled "The Conflict between Man and Nature". The experts

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