On October 16-19, 2023, spiritual leaders and religious youth from around the world will discuss current problems and challenges in the spiritual and moral environment at the International Interreligious Youth Forum.

More than 200 experts and key speakers who cover the topic of state-religious relations, as well as 20,000 participants, will gather at the Forum in order to create the image of Russia as a new preservation of traditional spiritual and moral values and protection of the believers’ rights world centre.

On October 1-15, 2023, before the International Forum starts, expert sessions on topics of family values, historical and cultural heritage and the Russian civilization uniqueness are planned to be held in 53 Coordination Centres of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation.

As a result of these sessions, new ideas about traditional values among young people and their popularization will be developed.

The forum is organized by the Presidential Domestic Policy Directorate, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, Moscow Administration with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Rossotrudnichestvo (Russian federal agency of international humanitarian cooperation) and Rosmolodezh (Russian federal agency of youth affairs).