Live broadcast of the plenary session begins at 16:00 Moscow Time (GMT +3)
The 17th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club will be held in Moscow from 20 to 22 October 2020. This year's theme is “The Lessons of the Pandemic and the New Agenda: How to Turn the World Crisis Into an Opportunity for the World.” For the first time in the history of the Club, the entire programme of the Annual Valdai meeting will be open to the media and the general public.
The year 2020 has set up a unique experiment with humanity. The most profound changes are taking place in the very conditions in which societies exist, rather than simply in politics or international relations