This year's conference is of great scientific and practical importance. It is being organized by the Institute of Africa of the Russian Academy of Sciences together with the Roscongress Foundation with the support of TASS. More than 500 researchers and experts from Russia, Africa, EU countries, America, Asia, Australia, and Oceania will participate.
In total, the programme provides for 48 sections dedicated to the trends of development of Africa, the national economy and technological development, socio-political problems, new challenges and threats, the state of international relations of the continent and options for strengthening Russia–Africa relations, the history of the continent, anthropology, linguistics, and more.
The conference will open with a plenary session, which will start at 10:00 Moscow time (UTC+3) 24 May 2021. Government representatives from the Russian Federation and the African Union, members of the business and expert communities, as well as media representatives from Russia and Africa will discuss current Russian-African cooperation agenda and development of appropriate proposals.
Broadcast of the plenary session will be available at https://www.inafran.ru/en/node/705