From May 17 to 21, 2021, the German-Russian Youth Association DRJUG with its partners (the Forum of Young Diplomats from Poland, and the Youth Cooperation Initiative from Russia) organized the 8th German-Polish-Russian Youth Forum.
Due to the pandemic, the 25 participating students and young professionals from Russia, Poland, and Germany could not come in person but met online. This year's week-long forum focused on energy policy, disinformation, and global health policy.
PICREADI's editor-in-chief Ms.Viktoria Ivanchenko
moderated a panel Q&A discussion named
"XXI century challenge: media crisis in the time of growing devaluation of information on Internet / social media era".
Speakers of the discussion were represented by Dr. Witold Rodkiewicz
– a chief specialist in the Team of Russia at the Center for Eastern Studies, lecturer at the University of Warsaw, Dr. Anna Litvinenko
- Researcher at the Institute for Media and Communication Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, and Dr. Sergey Bodanov
- Assistant professor for strategic communications, Faculty for Public Administration, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
The Forum is a classic public diplomacy program for building dialogue and understanding between young representatives of Russia, Germany, and Poland. The organizers are the DRJUG association in partnership with the Forum of Young Diplomats of Poland and the Youth Cooperation Initiative on the Russian side.